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But that ankle injury is still somewhat bothersome to the rookie. Following Sunday night's loss, Smart acknowledged that he was experiencing some pain. "A little bit when I woke up; it was a little sore," Smart said. "It didn't swell, but it was definitely a little sore. But that's expected." When asked whether he was physically back to where he was before the injury, Smart said he's "not all the way but I'm here." CSNNE.com

December 21, 2014 Updates
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Marc D'Amico: Stevens on Smart: "He still has to progress. He is available tonight." Stevens emphasizes that Smart needs to be consistent game-to-game. Twitter @celtics

December 17, 2014 Updates

Sean Grande: Marcus Smart is officially out tonight. He's missed 13 of the first 23 games. Boston is +30 when he's on the court, -59 when he's not. Twitter @SeanGrandePBP

December 16, 2014 Updates
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Injuries to two key Celtics will affect the team at both ends of the floor during tonight’s matchup with the 76ers. Boston will take on Philadelphia without the services of guards Marcus Smart and Marcus Thornton. Smart is listed as day-to-day with a strained left Achilles, and Thornton is set to undergo an MRI today on his strained left calf. NBA.com

December 5, 2014 Updates
December 4, 2014 Updates

The Celtics do not plan on practicing Thursday and will hold only a walk through session prior to Friday’s game, so there isn’t much of a window for Smart to make up for lost time. Still, Smart is optimistic he’ll be able to impact his first career game against the Lakers. “It’€™s the rivalry,” he said. “We’€™ve got 17 [championships]; they’€™ve got 16. Everybody knows that. I’€™m excited. I definitely feel like I’€™ll be ready Friday to give a little bit more, but it really comes down to how coach feels and if he feels like I’€™m able to give more.” WEEI.com

December 3, 2014 Updates

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