In the late 90’s and early 2000’s, there was a computer game released by Nintendo which took the world by storm. The premise of the game was to collect characters and use them in battle, the ones most used would eventually level up and evolve. This game was called Pokemon.
The first installment was released in 1996, two years before Jayson Tatum was born. Ironically, the year Tatum was born was also the year the Celtics drafted franchise legend Paul Pierce. Nineteen years later, the Celtics drafted Tatum to add to their young core of Marcus Smart and Jaylen Brown.