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The Celtics are off to a rough start. With a record of 13-10 and currently sitting in sixth place in the Eastern Conference, have the Celtics believed the hype too much? Celtics budding star Jayson Tatum thinks so. Tatum was asked by Masslive.com what he believes is the cause to the early season struggles. “There’s a lot of different reasons,” said Tatum. “Maybe we believed the hype too much and we didn’t come out and perform. There’s a big target on our back.” Tatum added: “Teams are coming after us and maybe we didn’t understand that fully. Nothing we can do about the past, just focus on each game.” After a run to the Eastern Conference finals last season without Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward, the Celtics were believed to be the top team in the East this season with their return. Despite being sixth in the East right now, the Celtics have plenty of time to make a run at the top spot. Irving added that it comes down to buying into the concept and having fun playing the game. “I think just guys being in th
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