Next great perimeter defender, per a couple scouts I talked to this week: Marcus Smart. All the tools. Scouts love how he embraces contact.
Rave reviews continue to pour in from Vegas from coaches in attendance on Marcus Smart & Victor Oladipo. Both impressive on practice squad.
Others on USAB select team: Marcus Smart, Dion Waiters and Cody Zeller. Select team will train with/scrimmage national team in Las Vegas.
Mason Plumlee, Miles Plumlee, Marcus Smart, Dion Waiters and Cody Zeller all named to Select squad that will scrimmage Team USA in Vegas
Among USA Basketball Select Team invitees to Las Vegas, sources tell Yahoo. Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris.
Adidas has signed four of the top six draft picks: Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Dante Exum and Marcus Smart. Somewhat shocking.
C's owner Wyc Grousbeck on Marcus Smart: "This kid is a bull; he's a force." References Red Auerbach's love of instigators.
I'm told Trey Burke's camp has "no concerns" about the Jazz possibly drafting Marcus Smart and adding another top-tier point guard to team.
Some believe Jazz will take Aaron Gordon or Noah Vonleh (assuming Embiid/Exum are off board) ahead of Marcus Smart. Decisions, decisions.
Marcus Smart was considered a top-three talent by Utah in '13 before he opted to return to college, so he is well liked by many in the Jazz.
Marcus Smart is emerging as serious consideration for Utah with fifth pick, league sources tell Yahoo. Smart didn't workout for Jazz.
Marcus Smart says that he believes the Celtics really liked his workout and that he feels the team could select him tomorrow night.