HoopsHype Marcus Smart Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: September 17, 2014 | 11:22 AM

Ben Rohrbach

This guy keeps coming up w/ amazing #Celtics player previews. Don't know how he does it. This one's on Marcus Smart. bit.ly/1p1vy2s

Jay King

Brad Stevens thinks Marcus Smart could be "very special" defensively masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Emily Austen

I may call out @Marcus Smart for wearing white post-Labor Day. Also, @Brandon Bass made out of balloons!? #SocialCeltics: on.nba.com/1qGrdqY

Ben Rohrbach

For @WEEI: Marcus Smart and Danny Ainge's history of drafting defensive bulldogs in the backcourt. bit.ly/1lCueqA

Chris Forsberg

Just how good can Marcus Smart's perimeter defense be? We looked at his advance defensive numbers from last season: es.pn/1uBRgh9

Gary Dzen

Scouts Are Calling Marcus Smart 'The Next Great Perimeter Defender' bit.ly/1r2jHS7 http://t.co/pl84ATM6US

Jay King

Scouts like Marcus Smart's defense a lot (with a small collection of exciting quotes from the summer) masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Chris Mannix

Next great perimeter defender, per a couple scouts I talked to this week: Marcus Smart. All the tools. Scouts love how he embraces contact.

Jay King

Per @Chris Forsberg, Coach K texted Pags to tell him Marcus Smart was "fantastic" at Team USA camp this summer. es.pn/1pR8gAE

Marc D'Amico

Celtics rookie Marcus Smart talks about meeting Rajon Rondo and his goals for training camp and the upcoming season: on.nba.com/XYXSMt

Roland Lazenby

Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart draw contrasting preseason reviews s.masslive.com/Yepv3Pm via @masslivenews

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart kickin' it with the kids at Perkins Community Center in Dorchester, MA. http://t.co/cPtCdXFK7E

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart kickin' it with the kids at Perkins Community Center in Dorchester. #Celticstalk http://t.co/7cTyBV6ZEm

Ben Rohrbach

At @WEEI: Marcus Smart isn't prepared to start & other things we've learned from Rajon Rondo's China tour. bit.ly/1tVToQD

Gary Washburn

According to @BovadaLV, the #celtics are 100/1 to win NBA title, 50/1 to win Eastern Conf. and Marcus Smart is 14/1 to win Rookie of Year

Jay King

Marcus Smart comes across as really likable in this video about his first pitch the other night: nba.com/celtics/smart-…

Jay King

Here, I discussed what to expect from Marcus Smart in his rookie season. Also, Ron Mercer? masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Marc D'Amico

Here's an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Marcus Smart throwing out the first pitch at Saturday's @RedSox game: on.nba.com/VF7IS2

Chris Forsberg

Day 9 of our Celtics Summer Forecast examines (lofty) expectations for rookie Marcus Smart: es.pn/1rmhIhM

Jay King

Looks like Tim Frazier is already at the Celtics practice facility. With Marcus Smart. instagram.com/p/r415F3nx49

Jorge Sierra

Video: Celtics' Marcus Smart talks about draft night. shar.es/1nseYz

Jeff Goodman

Rave reviews continue to pour in from Vegas from coaches in attendance on Marcus Smart & Victor Oladipo. Both impressive on practice squad.

Jeff Zillgitt

Others on USAB select team: Marcus Smart, Dion Waiters and Cody Zeller. Select team will train with/scrimmage national team in Las Vegas.

Marc Stein

Mason Plumlee, Miles Plumlee, Marcus Smart, Dion Waiters and Cody Zeller all named to Select squad that will scrimmage Team USA in Vegas

Adrian Wojnarowski

Among USA Basketball Select Team invitees to Las Vegas, sources tell Yahoo. Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris.

Jeff Goodman

Adidas has signed four of the top six draft picks: Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid, Dante Exum and Marcus Smart. Somewhat shocking.

Mark Deeks

Celtics have signed Marcus Smart.

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: I had both Marcus Smart, James Young in my top 11 coming into draft.

Jessica Camerato

Marcus Smart: "Everybody knows what you're going to get out of the #Celtics. They're going to compete every day, and that's who I am."

Chris Forsberg

C's owner Wyc Grousbeck on Marcus Smart: "This kid is a bull; he's a force." References Red Auerbach's love of instigators.

Jorge Sierra

Draft order in terms of buzz right now: 1. Andrew Wiggins, 2. Marcus Smart, 3. Joel Embiid. shar.es/M6Qcn

Jody Genessy

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.

Jody Genessy

Some believe Jazz will take Aaron Gordon or Noah Vonleh (assuming Embiid/Exum are off board) ahead of Marcus Smart. Decisions, decisions.

Jody Genessy

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.

Adrian Wojnarowski

Marcus Smart is emerging as serious consideration for Utah with fifth pick, league sources tell Yahoo. Smart didn't workout for Jazz.

Marc D'Amico

Marcus Smart says that he believes the Celtics really liked his workout and that he feels the team could select him tomorrow night.

Gary Washburn

NBA source said #celtics are very high on Indiana's Noah Vonleh and he's moved into preferred group with Aaron Gordon and Marcus Smart