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  • • Marcus Smart fined $15,000 after ripping refs for overturning Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 6th foul twice
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for comments about officiating Friday night. Smart ripped the referees on Friday for overturning Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo’s sixth foul two times. First fine of the NBA restart: Boston’s Marcus Smart has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for comments about officiating […] The post Marcus Smart fined $15,000...2020
  • • Smart: Refs overturned call to keep Giannis in
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart was critical of the officials after Friday's loss, saying they overturned a charging call against Giannis Antetokounmpo because it would have been his sixth foul....2020
  • • Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo speaks out on Marcus Smart after testy win vs. Celtics
    It seems like Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo holds no bad blood against Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart. The two were involved in a pretty hard collision during their match-up on Friday. The Greek Freak had quite the spill after Smart appeared to yank him mid-air, causing the pair to land awkwardly to the floor. […] The post Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo speaks out on...2020
  • • Marcus Smart rips NBA for overturning Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 6th foul 2 times
    After the Boston Celtics lost to the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday, Marcus Smart essentially ripped the NBA for overturning Giannis Antetokounmpo’s sixth foul not once, but twice. Celtics guard Marcus Smart on overturned charge on Giannis, “Quite frankly, I think we all know what that was about. It was Giannis’s 6th foul didn’t want to […] The post Marcus Smart rips NBA for overturning Gia...2020
  • • Scary Giannis Antetokounmpo-Marcus Smart fall during Celtics-Bucks
    The Milwaukee Bucks figured in quite a scare on Friday night after superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo figured in a nasty fall against the Boston Celtics inside the HP Fieldhouse at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The reigning NBA MVP was looking to clean up teammate George Hill’s miss but clashed with Celtics guard Marcus Smart mid-air. […] The post Scary Giannis Antetokounmpo-Marcus Sm...2020
  • Marcus Smart: Referees changed call so Giannis Antetokounmpo wouldn’t foul out
    • Marcus Smart: Referees changed call so Giannis Antetokounmpo wouldn’t foul out
    "Quite frankly, I think we all know what that was about. Giannis has 6 fouls. They didn't want to get him out."...2020
  • • Video: Marcus Smart teaches Jaylen Brown a hazardous trick
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart may not look the part, but he is actually quite the acrobat. Some of his pregame routines include doing backflips and handstands. He even garnered attention for doing a kip-up during a game. With that said, while at Disney World, Smart decided to teach his teammate Jaylen Brown some of […] The post Video: Marcus Smart teaches Jaylen Brown a hazardous trick a...2020
  • • Celtics’ Brad Stevens reveals Boston’s most ‘important’ player
    Marcus Smart has always been a vocal leader and tone-setter for the Boston Celtics on the defensive end of the floor. Thus, it comes as little surprise Celtics head coach Brad Stevens said Smart’s ability to communicate will play a vital role in Boston’s success in the empty Orlando gyms. Brad Stevens said he told […] The post Celtics’ Brad Stevens reveals Boston’s mo...2020
  • • Marcus Smart takes Tobias Harris route with press conference
    Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris turned heads recently by demanding justice for Breonna Taylor instead of answering reporters’ questions during his media availability. On Tuesday, Boston Celtics veteran guard Marcus Smart followed in his footsteps. Taylor is an emergency Medical Technician who was shot in her sleep last March by Louisville police officers executing a […] The po...2020
  • • Video: Enes Kanter-Marcus Smart swimming race ends in thrilling photo finish
    The isolated nature of the NBA “bubble” in Orlando is forcing players to be creative in terms of how they spend free time. For the Boston Celtics, that means channeling the inner-Michael Phelps. Celtics big man Enes Kanter and Marcus Smart headed to the pool to race in a spectacle which was filled with trash […] The post Video: Enes Kanter-Marcus Smart swimming race ends in thril...2020

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Marcus Smart injury and suspension

  • • Kemba Walker won't know how knee will respond to live competition
    Kemba Walker‘s left knee is feeling better, but the Celtics guard won’t know how it’s going to respond to competition until he gets to test it against someone, writes A. Sherrod Blakely of NBC Sports Boston. Walker has gotten plenty of time to rest since the league shut down three weeks ago. “The knee is doing well,” he said. “It’s difficult because I don’t have anyone around to give me treatments...2020
  • • Celts' Smart donating blood for COVID-19 study
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart confirmed through his agent Tuesday that he is planning to donate his blood so it can be studied for an experimental treatment for COVID-19....2020
  • • Coronavirus: NBA players who overcame COVID-19 will donate blood for an experimental treatment, per report
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart is one of at least four players who will reportedly donate blood to help others overcome COVID-19...2020
  • • Report: Pistons’ Christian Wood cleared from coronavirus
    Detroit Pistons power forward Christian Wood has been cleared from the coronavirus, per The Athletic’s Shams Charania. Wood tested positive for COVID-19 on March 14, a week after he faced the Utah Jazz and center Rudy Gobert. The 24-year-old played in the team’s next two games against the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers before the league suspended operations immediately following Gobert’s p...2020
  • • Pacers reportedly taking measured approach to coronavirus
    The coronavirus updates continue, now with the Pacers. The team hasn’t issued a statement. They have no reason to, yet. Here’s the Indianapolis Star: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart revealed Thursday night that he has tested positive the coronavirus, or COVID-19. The Indiana Pacers’ last regular-season game before the league suspended operations was a March … Continue rea...2020
  • • Celtics' Marcus Smart tests positive for COVID-19
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart announced on Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19. The news came minutes after the Los Angeles Lakers announced two of their players also tested positive. Smart has been self-quarantined since the Celtics announced on March 12 that all players and staff would be tested. Fortunately, Smart said he is feeling good and hasn’t shown any symptoms. The Celtics ...2020
  • • Marcus Smart fined $35K for going after referee John Goble
    Marcus Smart went after a referee after fouling out of Tuesday’s game against the Brooklyn Nets, but the Boston Celtics point guard will not be suspended for his actions. The NBA announced on Thursday that Smart has been fined $35,000 for “confronting and verbally abusing the game officials.” (@RedsArmy_John) March 5, 2020 Smart fouled out at the end of regulation of an eventual 129-120 overtime l...2020
  • • Report: Marcus Smart fined $35K for tirade against ref
    Boston Celtics star guard Marcus Smart won’t be suspended, but he will be fined for his aggressive tirade against a ref Tuesday night. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the NBA will fine Smart $35,000. Smart appeared to take issue with a foul called against him as he attempted to guard Brooklyn Nets’ Caris LeVert in the final moments of regulation Tuesday night. Following the foul, LeVert h...2020
  • • Marcus Smart could be suspended after going after referee
    Marcus Smart picked a bad time to show a lack of restraint. Smart went after referee John Goble after the Boston Celtics blew a lead and lost 129-120 to the Brooklyn Nets in overtime on Tuesday night. Smart was upset about a foul call at the end of regulation that not only fouled him out of the game, but also put Caris LeVert at the free throw line to tie the game. Not only might Smart be suspende...2020
  • • Watch: Celtics' Marcus Smart goes flying after being hit in the head
    Boston Celtics veteran guard Marcus Smart was not having a great day at the office against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. Smart was hit with a technical at halftime after arguing with officials. He later found himself on the receiving end of a football-like play. Check out Smart as he goes flying after being hit right in the head. Luckily, this did not result in a serious injury. After all, ...2020



Marcus Smart trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Marcus Smart advises younger players to take coronavirus more ‘seriously’
    After contracting the coronavirus in March, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart reminisced on his experience and formulated some helpful advice for everyone, especially the younger players. Smart spoke to several reporters via video call on Tuesday, during which he advised younger players to take the coronavirus “seriously.” He pointed out that the asymptomatic cases are […] The po...2020
  • • Marcus Smart will continue donating plasma, reacts to coronavirus case with brutal honesty
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart was one of the notable NBA players who contracted the coronavirus. The rugged defender has fully recovered from COVID-19 and will continue to donate his blood plasma. During a conference call with Celtics reporters on Tuesday, Smart also talked about how scared he was when he first tested positive for […] The post Marcus Smart will continue donating plasma, ...2020
  • • Marcus Smart drops highest praise on Isaiah Thomas ahead of NBA restart
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart played with Isaiah Thomas when the diminutive NBA point guard electrified Beantown with his heart and scoring ability. He knows IT can ball. Thomas remains a free agent after being waived by the Los Angeles Clippers in February, but Smart appeared to give his former teammate an endorsement via Twitter, […] The post Marcus Smart drops highest praise on Isaiah...2020
  • • Marcus Smart cleared of the coronavirus
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart has officially been cleared of COVID-19, he announced on social media (Twitter link). The clearance came from the Massachusetts Department of Health, with Smart originally testing positive for the disease two weeks ago. “Corona Free as of two days ago,” Smart wrote. “Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s thoughts and prayers and I’m doing the same for eve...2020
  • • Ben Simmons does not think Rudy Gobert is a top-five defender in NBA
    Rudy Gobert may be the reigning back-to-back Defensive Player of the Year, but that still is not enough to win over Ben Simmons. The Philadelphia 76ers star was streaming a “Call of Duty” video game session on Twitch this week when the discussion turned to who he thinks are the top five defenders in the league. While offering his list, Simmons made a point of saying that the Utah Jazz center Gober...2020
  • • Report: Celtics among teams exploring Clint Capela trade
    The Celtics are among the teams engaged in talks with the Rockets about a possible Clint Capela trade, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN (Twitter link). Boston has long been considered a possible fit for Capela, since the team has relied for most of the season on low-cost big men like Enes Kanter and Daniel Theis. Acquiring an impact center like Capela, who’s capable of rim-running on offens...2020
  • • Marcus Smart opens up about Kyrie Irving
    Kyrie Irving didn’t officially leave the Celtics until July, but he started withdrawing from his teammates long before then, Marcus Smart tells Jay King of The Athletic. Smart offers a look inside what was frequently portrayed as a dysfunctional locker room last season as Boston failed to meet lofty expectations. “It’s not that we didn’t know how to act (around him),” Smart said. “It’s that we did...2019
  • • Win over the Celtics was the statement these Sixers needed
    The Philadelphia 76ers were built to play basketball deep into May. General manager Elton Brand adding Jimmy Butler and Tobias Harris in separate in-season trades magnified this further. Even then, this young Sixers squad had continually failed to get over the Boston Celtics’ hurdle. Playoffs included, Philadelphia had lost 20 of 23 against its conference rivals. One game in March — no matter how ...2019
  • • Marcus Smart: Celtics 'just not together during losses'
    The Celtics lost their third straight game on Tuesday, falling in embarrassing fashion to the Raptors in Toronto. While the final score was 118-95, the game wasn’t even really that close — at one point, Boston trailed by 31 points. As the Celtics struggle to determine why they’ve failed to deliver on lofty preseason expectations so far this season, veteran guard Marcus Smart offered one explanatio...2019
  • • Celtics prepared to offer 'explosive' package in future deal for Anthony Davis
    The Pelicans reached out to the Celtics this week and have engaged in talks about the possible framework of a trade for Anthony Davis, reports Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe. According to Himmelsbach, the Pelicans have pushed the Celtics to make guarantees on specific packages they’d be willing to offer for Davis in the summer to ensure that if they keep the All-NBA big man at the deadline, ...2019

Marcus Smart stats

  • • Celtics' Hayward scores 14 in return from injury
    Gordon Hayward, who has been out since Nov. 9, returned for Monday's game against the Cavaliers. Marcus Smart is out with an eye infection....2019
  • • Marcus Smart cites confidence in improved three-point shooting
    Marcus Smart has begun to silence the critics who have called him one of the worst shooters in the NBA. Since Smart entered the NBA, he has become known as a guy who will do the “little things” to help a team win that don’t always show up in the box scores. He has also been deservedly criticized for being a poor shooter. Coming into this season, Smart was a career 36-percent shooter from the floor...2019
  • • Terry Rozier expresses frustration over his minutes
    The Boston Celtics have a lot of good players and not as many minutes to go around, which has left Terry Rozier frustrated early in the season. Rozier put together his best season in the NBA last year, posting career-highs in many meaningful stats. Some of those numbers came during the absence Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart. With both players now healthy, Rozier has seen a reduction in minutes as h...2018

Marcus Smart kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Marcus Smart out for Celtics tonight
    Preseason is a warmup period. Many stars play sparingly. Plenty of players suffer very minor bumps and bruises and wind up sitting out more than probably necessary, just to be on the safe side. But personal tragedy, which Marcus Smart recently suffered, as his mother recently passed away, can of course happen at any time. [...]...2018
  • • Smart pays tribute to mom after cancer battle
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart posted a touching tribute to his mother, Camellia, on Monday night, one day after she lost her battle with cancer....2018
  • Marcus Smart posts heartfelt tribute to mother, who died Sunday
    • Marcus Smart posts heartfelt tribute to mother, who died Sunday
    Camellia Smart was battling cancer...2018
  • • Marcus Smart focusing on ailing mother, not impending free agency
    Marcus Smart spent a large part of the season worrying from afar about his 63-year-old mother, Camellia, who had been diagnosed with myelodysplastic syndrome, a form of bone marrow cancer. And now, with the offseason upon him, Smart is now focusing solely on his ailing mother as opposed to his impending free agency.Smart is set to become a restricted free agent and recently expressed hope that Cel...2018
  • • Marcus Smart: 'Tough' to play while mother undergoes chemo
    Marcus Smart played 24 minutes with nine points, six assists and three rebounds in the Boston Celtics’ 108-83 thrashing of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Sunday’s Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but Smart could not help but have his thoughts drift to his own mom back in Texas on what had to be an emotional Mother’s Day.Smart’s 63-year-old mother, Camellia, revealed her bone marrow cancer diag...2018
  • • Marcus Smart making impact after return from injury, mother's death
    There was a point this year where it seemed that injuries and an off the court family issue could end Marcus Smart‘s season. However, he’s back now and helping the Celtics as they try to get past the Sixers and move in the playoffs. ESPN’s Chris Forsberg writes that Smart’s ability to help Boston in multiple facets of the game has been a help to their case.“I think it all starts with his competiti...2018
  • • Marcus Smart is back doing Marcus Smart things
    After missing six weeks, the Celtics' resident pest returned to make things miserable for the Bucks and cheer up his ailing mother....2018
  • • Marcus Smart hopeful he will be cleared by Game 6 vs. Bucks
    The Boston Celtics hold a 2-1 lead in their opening round playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks after they were blown out on Friday, and help could be on the way if they struggle again going forward.Marcus Smart, who has been sidelined with a hand injury, told reporters on Sunday that he will be reevaluated by doctors on Tuesday and hopes to be cleared by Game 6, if the series gets that far. ...2018
  • • With mom battling cancer, Smart eyes return
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart is with the team for its playoff series against Milwaukee to honor the wishes of his mother, Camellia, who told her son last week she's been diagnosed with bone marrow cancer. Smart said his mother told him to be with his squad....2018
  • • Celtics’ Marcus Smart learned last week his mother has cancer
    When Marcus Smart returns to the Boston Celtics from a thumb injury, he will do so at the urging of his mother, who has been diagnosed with cancer.Smart, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ligament, found out last week about his mother’s bone marrow cancer diagnosis. While speaking with family members, Smart said his mother wants to see him back on the court and that it would put a sm...2018

Top Marcus Smart news

  • • Celtics' Smart says he's cleared of coronavirus
    Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, who tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago, has been cleared by the Massachusetts Department of Health, he announced on social media Sunday night....2020
  • • Celts' Smart, two Lakers latest to test positive
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart and two Los Angeles Lakers players were the latest in the NBA to test positive for the coronavirus....2020
  • • Coronavirus: Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart tests positive for COVID-19
    Smart announced his positive test on Twitter shortly after the Celtics put out their statement...2020
  • • Coronavirus: NBA players who overcame COVID-19 will donate blood for an experimental treatment, per report
  • • Marcus Smart breaks Celtics' record with 11 made 3-pointers, but that's not even the most unbelievable part
    That Smart holds a 3-point shooting mark over the likes of Larry Bird, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce is pretty crazy...2020
  • • Smart: Refs overturned call to keep Giannis in
  • • Celts' Smart donating blood for COVID-19 study
  • • NBA fines Celtics' Marcus Smart $35,000 for 'confronting and verbally abusing' game officials
    Smart lost his cool with the officials following Boston's overtime loss to Brooklyn, and the league made him pay the price...2020
  • • Celtics’ Guard Marcus Smart Announces He’s Finally ‘Corona Free’
    The coronavirus didn’t want the smoke. Marcus Smart was recently diagnosed as the only Boston Celtics player to test positive... »...2020
  • • Celtics’ Marcus Smart Is Giving Away An Autographed Roll Of Toilet Paper
    NBA players have been going stir-crazy while social distancing themselves with so much uncertainty around when or if they’ll get... »...2020

Marcus Smart schedule, game

  • • NBA DFS: Marcus Smart and top FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for Jan. 6, 2020
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2020
  • • Celtics guard Marcus Smart close to return after suffering 'gross' eye infection
    Celtics guard Marcus Smart is on the upswing after a brutal case of viral conjunctivitis caused an infection in both of his eyes, sidelining him for much of December, reports ESPN’s Tim Bontemps.  Smart isn’t playing today in Toronto, but thinks he’s at “about 80 percent” and is focused on getting his conditioning back to its usual level.  Mostly, he’s relieved that the worst of his eye issues app...2019
  • • Celtics point guard Kemba Walker excited for a full healthy roster
    New Celtics point guard Kemba Walker is excited to see what his team is capable of when they achieve full health. Currently, injuries to Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart, Robert Williams, and Vincent Poirier are precluding Walker — and fans — from bearing witness to what that could look like. “Man, we haven’t had our full roster yet. We just haven’t,” Walker lamented, according to NBC Sports Boston’s ...2019
  • • NESN Hoops Now: Gordon Hayward Back At Practice, Marcus Smart Out Sick
    The Boston Celtics are weathering a flurry of injuries with a daunting December schedule ahead of Brad Stevens and Co.... »...2019
  • • Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard to be re-evaluated after catching hard elbow to his oblique area
    Smart, who missed Boston's first seven playoff games last season after injuring his oblique, says he will 'take it slow'...2019
  • • Marcus Smart injury update: Celtics guard leaves game vs. Knicks, may miss time after elbow to oblique area
    Smart missed the Celtics' first seven playoff games last season after injuring his oblique...2019
  • • Marcus Smart opens up about Kyrie Irving
  • Terry Rozier: ‘I Sacrificed the Most Out of Anybody’
    • Terry Rozier: ‘I Sacrificed the Most Out of Anybody’
    Terry Rozier says he “sacrificed the most out of anybody” during Boston’s disappointing season. Rozier, 25, considers himself a “top point guard in this league” and saw his role diminish after emerging in last summer’s playoff run. Marcus Smart pushed back against the suggestion that All-Star PG Kyrie Irving was to blame for the Celtics’ […] The post...2019
  • Marcus Smart To Return For Celtics
    • Marcus Smart To Return For Celtics
    Update #1, May 6, 5:17 PM: Brad Stevens has said that Marcus Smart will not start tonight (Adam Himmelsbach of The Boston Globe). The Boston Celtics will welcome guard Marcus Smart back to their lineup before Game 4 of their second-round series, the team announced on Twitter. Smart has been sidelined with an oblique injury […] The post Marcus Smart To Return For Celtics appeared first on SLA...2019
  • • Celtics vs. Bucks: Boston unsure when Marcus Smart returns for NBA playoffs; considers him a 'long shot' for next weekend
    Danny Ainge and the Celtics really have no idea when their veteran will be ready to play...2019

Marcus Smart rumors, scandals

  • • Watch: Marcus Smart nails winning three, steps over Trae Young
    Atlanta Hawks players can’t be too excited about the end of Friday’s game against the Boston Celtics. With the Celtics down by double digits in the first quarter, Jaylen Brown helped Boston start the comeback with this amazing steal and flush. With Boston down a point and less than a minute remaining, Marcus Smart nailed what seemed to be a dagger three-pointer. That’s until we realize second-year...2020

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