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.
After a bitter Game 7 loss in the Eastern Conference Finals to end the Boston Celtics’ great 2017-18 season, offseason moves await yet again.
Friday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers staved off elimination by defeating the Boston Celtics by a score of 109-99 to force a Game 7 at TD Garden.
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 Confere
Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens has announced that Marcus Smart has been officially cleared for practice.
Marcus Smart hopes to return to the Boston Celtics as soon as possible and play in the postseason to honor the request of his mother, who has been stricken with bone marrow cancer.
Jimmy Butler had some post-game trash talk for Marcus Smart after the two tangled during Sunday’s Game 4 of the Chicago Bulls-Boston Celtics playoff series.
Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens on Wednesday said it’s “unacceptable” if Marcus Smart did in fact make an obscene gesture during Tuesday’s Game 2 loss to the Chicago Bulls.