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NESN.com 13 hours ago
Marcus Smart’s Expectations For Game 7 Vs. Cavs Are Peak Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart’s Expectations For Game 7 Vs. Cavs Are Peak Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart’s game never has been one of finesse. The Boston Celtics guard takes great pride in being the hardest-working... Read More »
ClutchPoints 19 hours ago
Marcus Smart is ready to get down and dirty for Game 7

Marcus Smart is ready to get down and dirty for Game 7

When talking about someone who’s never afraid to get rough and tough with opponents, there’s no need to look further than Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart. Smart is as gritty as they come. The Celtics feed off his winning plays, those that do not manifest in the boxscore but has as much impact — maybe […] The post Marcus Smart is ready to get down and dirty for Game 7 appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 25, 2018
Video: Marcus Smart blocks LeBron James’ dunk attempt

Video: Marcus Smart blocks LeBron James’ dunk attempt

One of the most frightening in-game situations a player could find himself in is having to stop LeBron James one-on-one at the rim. Apparently, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is not the type who’ll back down from such a challenge. At one moment during the early goings of the fourth quarter of Game 6 of […] The post Video: Marcus Smart blocks LeBron James’ dunk attempt appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 25, 2018
Video: Marcus Smart hits Jaylen Brown with a crazy over-the-shoulder pass

Video: Marcus Smart hits Jaylen Brown with a crazy over-the-shoulder pass

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart brings a little bit of everything to the table for his team. That includes highlights, which he has already supplied the Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night in Cleveland. Late in the first quarter of the contest, Smart tried to sneak into the middle of […] The post Video: Marcus Smart hits Jaylen Brown with a crazy over-the-shoulder pass appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.bostonherald.com May 25, 2018
Celtics notebook: Marcus Smart predicts tough battle in Game 7 at Garden

Celtics notebook: Marcus Smart predicts tough battle in Game 7 at Garden

CLEVELAND — After last night, Marcus Smart has a prediction about what is maybe his favorite event to think about — Game 7 in the Garden.“Its about just winning the game now. Its not going to be pretty,” the Celtics guard said after last night’s 109-99 Game 6 loss to Cleveland. “You got to be able to get down and get dirty. You cant go out and try to look pretty. You have to be ready for a dog fight. We got to be ready to come up with our nose bloodied, we got to be ready to come out with our mouth bloodied, we have to be coming out ready to fight.”Kevin Garnett, who loved to...
CelticsBlog May 25, 2018
Shamrock Notes: It’s time to start Marcus Smart

Shamrock Notes: It’s time to start Marcus Smart

The Boston Celtics still have one ace up their sleeves with The Finals at their fingertips. The Boston Celtics are a game away from The Finals with a chance to close out the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight. Winning in Cleveland has been something that the Celtics haven’t been able to do all year. By now, I’m sure you’re well-versed about the Celtics road struggles and have heard all parallels to the 2008 teams, so we won’t linger too much on it. What is important is figuring out how the Celtics can steal one in Cleveland. In the last road match up, the team came out overeager to prove...
CelticsBlog May 24, 2018
The art of switching: how a change in the starting lineup helped the Celtics’ defense win Game 5

The art of switching: how a change in the starting lineup helped the Celtics’ defense win Game 5

How did the Celtics slow down LeBron James in Game 5? Replace Marcus Morris, the defender who’s found the most so far, with Aron Baynes in the starting lineup of course. On the eve of Game 5, Al Horford was named to the 2nd All-Defensive Team. In typical all-for-one and Al-for-all, he deflected the attention and instead Horford shifted the praise to his teammates, Marcus Smart and Aron Baynes, stating that they deserved to be recognized for their defensive contributions on the best defensive team in the NBA. Brad Stevens echoed those sentiments. Hours later, it was that of Smart and...
ClutchPoints May 24, 2018
Celtics talent Marcus Smart takes jab at All-NBA Defensive team voting

Celtics talent Marcus Smart takes jab at All-NBA Defensive team voting

The All-NBA Defensive teams were released recently. And Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics, who’s primarily known for his stifling on-ball defense, took a jab at the entire thing after not being included. As reported by Nicole Yang of Boston.com, Smart concluded his post-game media session: “And that’s coming from a not top-five defender in […] The post Celtics talent Marcus Smart takes jab at All-NBA Defensive team voting appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com May 24, 2018
Celtics’ Marcus Smart Takes Shot At NBA All-Defensive Team Voters

Celtics’ Marcus Smart Takes Shot At NBA All-Defensive Team Voters

BOSTON — Marcus Smart widely is considered one of the most tenacious defenders in all of the NBA, but that... Read More »
The Republican May 23, 2018
Boston Celtics' Al Horford on Marcus Smart's All-Defense snub: 'He should have been on there'

Boston Celtics' Al Horford on Marcus Smart's All-Defense snub: 'He should have been on there'

Boston Celtics big man Al Horford believes Marcus Smart should have been on the All-Defense team.
The Republican May 23, 2018
Boston Celtics news: Al Horford named to All-Defense second team, Marcus Smart & Jaylen Brown receive votes

Boston Celtics news: Al Horford named to All-Defense second team, Marcus Smart & Jaylen Brown receive votes

Boston Celtics big man Al Horford was named to the NBA's All-Defense second team.
NESN.com May 23, 2018
NBA All-Defensive Team 2018: Al Horford Gets Nod; Marcus Smart Misses Cut

NBA All-Defensive Team 2018: Al Horford Gets Nod; Marcus Smart Misses Cut

The NBA’s third-best defensive team in the regular season has a representation of one on the NBA’s All-Defensive Team. Celtics... Read More »
CelticsBlog May 23, 2018
Celtics Practice Report: Brad Stevens “contemplating” lineup change for Game 5

Celtics Practice Report: Brad Stevens “contemplating” lineup change for Game 5

Brad Stevens, Jayson Tatum, and Marcus Smart spoke to the media prior to the team’s Wednesday morning shootaround. WALTHAM - The Boston Celtics held shootaround on Wednesday morning ahead of Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Brad Stevens, Jayson Tatum, and Marcus Smart spoke to the media just prior to the workout. Stevens is considering a change to the team’s starting lineup, saying that he’ll go through the “same contemplations as always.” He also gave a brief update on the status of point guard Shane Larkin, saying that he guesses he’ll be “out” for tonight’s...
ClutchPoints May 22, 2018
Marcus Smart discusses his defense of LeBron James

Marcus Smart discusses his defense of LeBron James

When you’re going up against the Cleveland Cavaliers, every part of your game plan involves one thing: stopping LeBron James. Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been assigned to accomplish this colossal task. As reported by Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe, Smart discussed his defense on James. Though it was Marcus Morris who usually […] The post Marcus Smart discusses his defense of LeBron James appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints May 22, 2018
Marcus Smart remains confident in his ability to guard LeBron James

Marcus Smart remains confident in his ability to guard LeBron James

Following Monday night’s 111-102 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart spoke to members of the media with regards to guarding LeBron James — a task he asked to take on down the stretch, according to a report from Brian Robb of BostonSportsJournal.com. “Our job was to make it as hard as […] The post Marcus Smart remains confident in his ability to guard LeBron James appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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