Next Generation: Predicting the 5 future faces of the NBA 

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4. Jayson Tatum, Forward, Boston Celtics

It seems like Tatum has gone a bit underappreciated when we talk about some of the games best young stars and who could potentially be potentially the "Next Face Of The NBA," as he just turned recently 26 years old.

Of all his peers in his generation, Tatum has had the most postseason success by far, with an NBA Finals appearance in 2022 and reaching the Conference Finals four times (2018, 2020, 2022, 2023) and the playoffs every year of his career.

He's had some historic postseason performances, such as his 51-point Game 7 performance against last year's MVP Joel Embiid, James Harden, Tyrese Maxey, and the Sixers to propel Boston to victory after being down 3-2 in the series on the verge of defeat.

Tatum has the commercials, and game while being in one of the biggest markets in Boston to become the face of the league.

It all comes down to if he can win the big one, which is the championship crown as the best player on his team. This season seems to be his best chance with the best squad he's had (which is saying something) as they have the best record in the NBA.