All-Star Boston Celtics forward Jason Tatum came in sixth with 8 fourth-place votes and 19 fifth-place votes from a panel of 100 sports writers and broadcasters for a total of 43 points for the 2022 Kia Most Valuable Player Award. , According to the NBA.

Boston smashed a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter to mark their biggest lead in a playoff game in more than 25 years.

Behind the original defensive play, Box beat Celtic 3-2 in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

Tatum provided another volume scoring night as the struggle continued from the depths.

Finishing with a minus-four in the box score, Tatum still could not make a skilled effort in the series.