HoopsHype Marcus Smart Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: April 21, 2015 | 08:29 AM

Mark Murphy

Marcus Smart watches the intensity increase, "to my level." - tinyurl.com/o3wacq3

Kurt Helin

PBT Extra matchup to watch: Marcus Smart needs to take on Kyrie Irving challenge dlvr.it/9TTz8w

Gary Washburn

One thing Marcus Smart has to work on this summer: free throw shooting. #celtics

Kevin Pelton

It feels like Marcus Smart is getting to the basket a little more frequently lately, which would be big for his long-term development.

Adam Himmelsbach

Marcus Smart and Kelly Olynyk are a combined 8-for-8 from the field. Not bad for playoff debuts.

Adam Himmelsbach

Marcus Smart sees Kevin Love on him, waves everyone off. Drills 22-footer. But Kyrie answers with 3, 59-52 Cle.

Abby Chin

Marcus Smart doing what he can on LeBron James, but backed down on back-to-back plays. #Celtics now trail by 2. #CelticsTalk

Abby Chin

Only sign of nerves for #Celtics rookie Marcus Smart is one missed FT. Playing aggressive and driving the lane. #CelticsTalk

Adam Himmelsbach

Marcus Smart has 7 points in the last 1:21. Bos 38, Cle 31. 9:10 2nd.

John Schuhmann

Only two rookies will start in the playoffs. They both played in the same college backcourt. Markel Brown (BKN) & Marcus Smart (BOS).

Rich Levine

He's not John Wall, but Marcus Smart is one of them. twitter.com/sbnationnba/st…

Steve Bulpett

Evan Turner on Marcus Smart dealing with the playoffs: "It'll probably match his natural intensity." bit.ly/1CRGGEH

Abby Chin

Marcus Smart primary ball handler on the floor right now. Made good decision to hit Sullinger. #CelticsTalk

Marc D'Amico

The Bucks lead the Celtics 25-22 after the first quarter. Marcus Smart and Tyler Zeller lead the C's with six points apiece.

Marc D'Amico

Here’s tonight's @Amtrak Away Game Starting Lineup: Marcus Smart Gigi Datome Evan Turner Brandon Bass Tyler Zeller http://t.co/O9hC43KlGd

Jay King

Evan Turner on Marcus Smart and playoff intensity: "It will probably match his natural intensity because he fouls damn near every play."

Adam Himmelsbach

Great pic by Globe's Barry Chin. Marcus Smart hits a big 3, points to bench before even putting shooting hand down: http://t.co/vsdsHRHsQX

Jared Weiss

Marcus Smart on Jae Crowder's Game-Winner vs Toronto #Raptors - Boston #Celtics: youtu.be/d2YetU1fIAQ?a via @YouTube

Jay King

Marcus Smart said he didn't remember Havlicek's steal 50 years ago. "I was real young."

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart makes a huge impact on winning plays.

Jessica Camerato

Marcus Smart was 16 the last time the Celtics and Cavs battled in the playoffs.

Mike Prada

Marcus Smart will learn that it’s OK to sometimes dial back the ball pressure.

A. Sherrod Blakely

`#Celtics Marcus Smart with some elite level defense on those last 2 possessions defending Lou Williams. Score tied 89-all with 55 seconds.

Kevin Pelton

Marcus Smart has dominated at the defensive end tonight. Great work against both Kyle Lowry and Lou Williams.

Adam Himmelsbach

Now Marcus Smart cans a 3 from the right arc, and it's 87-87 with 3:10 left. This crowd is going bananas tonight.

Scott Souza

This game great example how watching #Celtics rookie Marcus Smart play gives you appreciation of his game you could never get from boxscore.

Jay King

Marcus Smart has been disrupting so much during this second quarter.

Chris Forsberg

Marcus Smart had four dunks this season entering Tuesday's game. Seems hellbent on doubling that total vs. Raptors.

Scott Souza

Marcus Smart may have his own segment on SportsCenter tonight. #Celtics within 63-62 of #Raptors midway through third after 2nd huge dunk.

Jay King

Marcus Smart throws down the hammer again, this time on an alley-oop from the ridiculous-dribbling Evan Turner.

Mike Prada

Love watching Marcus Smart play defense.

Kevin Pelton

Kyle Lowry was the comp I settled on for Marcus Smart last year, so fun to watch them go at it tonight.

Adam Himmelsbach

Brad Stevens timeout. Marcus Smart thunder dunk... vine.co/v/euEgWawIz2t

Brian Robb

So Marcus Smart needs to start driving to the hoop more if he's going to do that.

Scott Souza

Another great ATO call from #Celtics coach Brad Stevens. Check your favorite highlight show to see that Marcus Smart dunk over & over again.

Marc D'Amico

Marcus Smart sends the crowd into a frenzy with a monster slam to close the first half! Celtics trail Raptors 53-46. http://t.co/mnpGnEqWmc

Mike Ganter

Raps up 53-46. Marcus Smart throws one down with force to end the half. Bradley has 14 for the Celts. Lou has 11 and TRoss has 10 for Raps.

Gary Washburn

Another sparkling end-of-the-quarter play call by Stevens, resulting in Marcus Smart left-handed dunk. #raptors lead #celtics 53-46 at half

Jared Weiss

Stevens runs the same play that won them the game in Toronto and Marcus Smart throws it down with the tomahawk. Fool me once... #Celtics

Jessica Camerato

The postseason version of Marcus Smart is going to be intense.

Abby Chin

Danny Ainge just told Mike and Tommy that Avery Bradley and Marcus Smart set the tone for effort. It starts in the backcourt. #CelticsTalk

Adam Himmelsbach

Marcus Smart: : "I like to think I'm probably the most competitive rookie in my class."

Scott Souza

#Celtics rookie Marcus Smart: I may be biased, but I think Brad Stevens deserves to be #NBA Coach of the Year.

Scott Souza

#Celtics Marcus Smart on making impact as rookie: It's my competitive nature. I think I'm the most competitive player in my (draft) class.

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens on Marcus Smart: Is he a point guard? Is he a shooting guard? I don't know. I do know he's a ballplayer.

Brett Pollakoff

Should be, but it will come down to him or Marcus Smart for most voters. RT @Wells_P: Clarkson has to be 1st team all Rookie, right?

Adam Himmelsbach

Marcus Smart: "You can see it in the guys’ faces, you can see it with the way we go out and play every game. The chemistry is there."