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Report: The Marcus Smart reason Kevin Durant wants to join Celtics

Report: The Marcus Smart reason Kevin Durant wants to join Celtics

Kevin Durant has been on the lookout for a new team all summer, and the Boston Celtics are reportedly one of the top trade suitors as the offseason drags on. Now, SNY’s Ian Begley reports that “Durant sees Boston as a desired landing spot.” Begley adds that “Durant would also like to play with Boston’s Marcus Smart if he […] The post Report: The Marcus Smart reason Kevin Durant wants to join Celtics appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Aug 9, 2022

Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart Conduct Offseason Workout Together

Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart’s names have probably come up quite a bit more this offseason than they probably would have hoped. Rumors have swirled recently around Brown being at the center of a Boston Celtics trade offer for NBA superstar Kevin Durant, while questions remain on whether Marcus Smart and Malcolm Brogdon can coexist […] The post Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart Conduct Offseason Workout Together appeared first on NESN.com.
ClutchPoints Jul 31, 2022
1 GM’s bonkers Jayson Tatum-Kevin Durant trade take involving Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart

1 GM’s bonkers Jayson Tatum-Kevin Durant trade take involving Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart

The Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets are in the midst of trade negotiations involving Kevin Durant. The superstar has not yet retracted his trade request and the Celtics are a “serious threat” to land him in a trade. Boston’s most realistic trade package for Durant would include Jaylen Brown and perhaps Marcus Smart in order […] The post 1 GM’s bonkers Jayson Tatum-Kevin Durant trade take involving Celtics’ Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jul 27, 2022
The real reason Nets want Marcus Smart in Kevin Durant trade with Celtics

The real reason Nets want Marcus Smart in Kevin Durant trade with Celtics

When the Brooklyn Nets reportedly refused the Boston Celtics’ offer for Kevin Durant, it was said they wanted Marcus Smart, a role player and more picks included in the package. Now, we know why. According to Michael Scotto of Hoops Hype, Nets general manager Sean Marks “has long been a fan of Marcus Smart from afar,” which […] The post The real reason Nets want Marcus Smart in Kevin Durant trade with Celtics appeared first on ClutchPoints.
NESN.com Jul 26, 2022

Jayson Tatum Comments On Celtics’ Reported Kevin Durant Trade Talks

Kevin Durant trade talks have been one of the biggest stories of the offseason, especially in Boston. The Celtics were reportedly involved in acquiring the Nets star in a deal including Jaylen Brown. The talks then stalled after Brooklyn wanted Marcus Smart and multiple draft picks in the deal. Tatum was at the premiere of […] The post Jayson Tatum Comments On Celtics’ Reported Kevin Durant Trade Talks appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jul 26, 2022

NBA GM Offers Harsh Reminder That Could Apply To Jaylen Brown, Celtics

The Celtics reportedly offered Jaylen Brown to the Nets as part of a trade package for Kevin Durant. But did they really offer him? The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Monday, citing sources, that Boston offered Brown, Derrick White and a draft pick, which Brooklyn rejected and countered by asking for Brown, Marcus Smart, draft picks […] The post NBA GM Offers Harsh Reminder That Could Apply To Jaylen Brown, Celtics appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jul 26, 2022

NBA Rumors: Many ‘Long Suspected’ Jaylen Brown Will Test Free Agency In 2024

Jaylen Brown has dominated NBA headlines since Monday morning, to no fault of his own. The Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets reportedly were involved in trade talks for Kevin Durant. Brooklyn reportedly turned down Boston’s offer of Brown, Derrick White and a draft pick and countered with a bigger package that included Brown, Marcus Smart […] The post NBA Rumors: Many ‘Long Suspected’ Jaylen Brown Will Test Free Agency In 2024 appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog Jul 25, 2022
The Celtics need to consider a Kevin Durant trade

The Celtics need to consider a Kevin Durant trade

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Celtics are in a unique position to unite two of the top-10 players in the NBA. That’s the straightest path to an NBA championship. Six summers ago feels like a different universe. Marcus Smart, Isaiah Thomas, and Kelly Olynyk led a Kevin Durant pitch in the Hamptons that’ll be remembered forever by Celtics fans. Tom Brady acted as a spokesman for New England. Danny Ainge guided a Boston franchise toward adding both Al Horford and Durant, and becoming prohibitive title favorites. Now, Ainge is in Utah, Brady is in Tampa Bay, Thomas...
NESN.com Jul 25, 2022

Shannon Sharpe Pooh-Poohs Possible Holdup In Kevin Durant-Celtics Trade

One interesting nugget to trickle out amid the trade rumors linking the Boston Celtics to Brooklyn Nets superstar Kevin Durant involves Marcus Smart. The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported Monday, citing sources, the Nets asked the Celtics to include Smart along with Jaylen Brown, draft picks and potentially one more rotation player in any proposal for […] The post Shannon Sharpe Pooh-Poohs Possible Holdup In Kevin Durant-Celtics Trade appeared first on NESN.com.
CelticsBlog Jul 25, 2022
Report: Celtics offered Jaylen Brown in package for Kevin Durant

Report: Celtics offered Jaylen Brown in package for Kevin Durant

Photo by Matthew J. Lee/The Boston Globe via The plot thickens. After going to bed/waking up to an Adrian Wojnarowski report that the Celtics have engaged the Nets in a deal for Kevin Durant, The Athletic’s Shams Charania has more details on potential trade packages: The Celtics offered Brown, guard Derrick White and a draft pick to the Nets for Durant, sources said. The proposal was rejected, and Brooklyn has asked Boston — in any proposal — to include Brown, Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart, draft picks and potentially one more rotation player, those...
ClutchPoints Jul 23, 2022
Bam Adebayo’s strong message after losing DPOY to Marcus Smart

Bam Adebayo’s strong message after losing DPOY to Marcus Smart

Miami Heat star Bam Adebayo is one of the best all-around defenders in the NBA and he firmly believes he should’ve been the recipient of the 2021-22 Defensive Player of the Year over Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and Minnesota Timberwolves big man Rudy Gobert across the last two years. Bam isn’t letting it go […] The post Bam Adebayo’s strong message after losing DPOY to Marcus Smart appeared first on ClutchPoints.
CelticsBlog Jul 21, 2022
CelticsBlog film room: J.D. Davison flashed NBA-level point guard talent in Summer League

CelticsBlog film room: J.D. Davison flashed NBA-level point guard talent in Summer League

J.D. Davison in Las Vegas Summer League | Photo by Zach Beeker/NBAE via The Celtics Summer League team ran through Davison, who averaged a league-best 8.2 assists per game. Yes, the Celtics are all set at the point guard position — Marcus Smart, Derrick White, and Malcolm Brogdon all contribute to that. Each will attempt to facilitate the offense and run actions for Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. But, the Celtics also added another point guard in the second round of the 2022 NBA Draft — J.D. Davison. Davison flashed NBA-level potential in this year’s Las Vegas...
NESN.com Jul 14, 2022

Marcus Smart Confirms Brad Stevens’ Sentiments After Malcolm Brogdon Trade

Marcus Smart indicated there aren’t any hard feelings or frustrations after the addition of fellow veteran guard Malcolm Brogdon. It’s fair to think the acquisition of Brogdon, who was added by the Boston Celtics in a trade with the Indiana Pacers, could be met with a bit of hesitancy from Smart given their skill sets […] The post Marcus Smart Confirms Brad Stevens’ Sentiments After Malcolm Brogdon Trade appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jul 12, 2022

Why Celtics’ Malcolm Brogdon Believes He Can Fit With Marcus Smart

Last year, there were questions about whether Boston Celtics stars Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown could play together. While the duo put that doubt to rest by leading Boston to the NBA Finals, those same questions they once faced are now starting to pop up about a different pairing on the Celtics — even though […] The post Why Celtics’ Malcolm Brogdon Believes He Can Fit With Marcus Smart appeared first on NESN.com.
NESN.com Jul 11, 2022

Could Celtics Already Be Rostering Solution To Lack Of Center Depth?

If reports are to be believed, the one thing remaining on the Boston Celtics’ offseason wish list is one more big man to round out their depth at all three levels. The Celtics employ plenty of guards, with Marcus Smart, Malcolm Brogdon, Derrick White and Payton Pritchard all expected to play legitimate roles for the […] The post Could Celtics Already Be Rostering Solution To Lack Of Center Depth? appeared first on NESN.com.

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