Jayson Tatum Injured, Leaves Game for Team USA vs Turkey

Celtics star forward Jayson Tatum looked to roll his ankle late in overtime of Team USA's preliminary game vs Turkey.


If you heard a loud gasping sound throughout the New England region at around 10:45 AM that was the entirety of Celtics Nation losing its collective s–t when Jayson Tatum had to be helped off the floor after getting injured in Team USA’s FIBA preliminary game vs Turkey.

Here is video of the incident. Tatum clearly rolls his left ankle and goes down right away.

The Celtics star was in obvious pain and had to be helped off the floor.

Here is another angle of the incident.

Team USA ended up surviving a scare largely thanks to that play.

The official update on his injury is sprained ankle. He will be re-evaluated tomorrow.