The Boston Celtics and star forward Jayson Tatum have agreed to a five-year, $315 million supermax contract extension with a player option for the final year of the contract. The deal is the largest contract in NBA history to date, surpassing his teammate Jaylen Brown in that regard.

CLNS Media reporter Bobby Manning reacts to this historic deal for the Celtics and analyzes its potential implications, examining what securing Boston's entire starting lineup for the upcoming 2024-25 NBA season means for the Celtics' future championship ambitions of claiming Banner 19 right after their last title.

Check out the clip embedded below to hear what he had to say about Tatum's new deal.

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