Jayson Tatum on Celtics’ locker room scuffle: “We’re not supposed to be happy we’re down 0-2”

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The Boston Celtics young star Jayson Tatum opened a little about the heated locker room after his team lost Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals to the Miami Heat.

For him, it was all about reacting to being down 0-2 in the series. There was nothing personal, according to the 22-year-old forward.

“We’re not supposed to be happy we’re down 0-2. If you are, you don’t care. We care about this. Basketball is a game of emotions. You want guys to be frustrated, upset, to care. It’s nothing personal,” Tatum said, per Ben Golliver of Washington Post.

The Celtics were able to bounce back in Game 3, winning it 117-106.