After Jayson Tatum helped the Boston Celtics take down the hot-handed Sacramento Kings on Friday night, all the talk has been whether or not he should be on the list of the Top 5 players in the league today. Former NBA big man-turned-analyst Kendrick Perkins didn’t like the talk at all, but for a rather good reason.

On Twitter, Perkins highlighted how Tatum’s Top 5 status shouldn’t even be a question at this point. For him, the Celtics star has already proven during the 2022 playoffs that he is among the best players in the NBA today.

“Hell yeah!!! He entered that conversation last post season.