HoopsHype Marcus Smart Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: November 26, 2014 | 03:07 PM

Emily Austen

Marcus Smart's back to practice- Plus the #Celtics explain why it doesn't matter who's in the #Bulls starting lineup: on.nba.com/1ttJ2W0

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart only made it through early part of #celtics practice. He took himself out of the later portion, according to team. Is healthy.

Marc D'Amico

Asked how Marcus Smart's potential return will help him out, Avery Bradley responds, "It doesn't only help me out. It helps our team out."

Marc D'Amico

Jeff Green says he's excited to get Marcus Smart's def. intensity back in the lineup. Says Smart has show the ability to pressure full court

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart will practice today #celtics

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics HC Brad Stevens says Marcus Smart expected to practice this afternoon. #Celticstalk

Marc D'Amico

Brad Stevens on Marcus Smart's availability during today's practice: "As far as I know, Marcus will be out there."

Chris Forsberg

numbers suggest Marcus Smart's impending return should give C's defense a much-needed boost (es.pn/11Z3B61) http://t.co/B8HbhBbQ0Z

A. Sherrod Blakely

Here's more from @Marcus Smart today in Lawrence, Mass. csnne.com/boston-celtics… http://t.co/6HXTOfXbXC

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics @Marcus Smart great message to the kids in Lawrence at "Teaming Up Against Cancer" rally. #Celticstalk http://t.co/5Lw2old8cc

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart says there's a "high possibility" he'll practice tomorrow. Remains questionable for Fri. vs. #Bulls. #Celticstalk

Jay King

Word. RT @Gary Washburn: Marcus Smart said it's a "high possibly" he'll practice tomorrow #Celtics

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart said it's a "high possibly" he'll practice tomorrow #Celtics

Ryan Wolstat

Kyle Lowry with the old Marcus Smart play. (Just about) forces a jump.

Scott Souza

In @metrowestdaily blog read how target is for #Celtics rookie Marcus Smart to practice midweek, possibly play Friday shar.es/1XdVG1

Scott Souza

#Celtics rookie Marcus Smart expected to practice this week, could play Friday (full story) shar.es/1Xe3Sm via @metrowestdaily

Jared Weiss

“What’s the westernmost state in the USA?” Marcus Smart: “Sacramento?” Gerald Wallace: “Wyoming?” #Celtics

Emiliano Carchia

Marcus Smart on track to return to practice by the middle of this week sportando.com/en/usa/nba/142…

Kyle Draper

Stevens says they're targeting middle of week for Marcus Smart to practice. Still not sure if Smart will play Fri v Bulls #CelticsTalk #NBA

Jared Weiss

Stevens: Marcus Smart could return to practice Wednesday with a hope for playing Chicago on Friday, but that is very questionable. #Celtics

Chris Forsberg

Celtics hoping Marcus Smart able to return to full team practice on Wednesday; status remains uncertain for Friday vs. Bulls.

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics expect Marcus Smart to practice middle of this week. Questionable for Friday vs #Bulls. #Celticstalk

Scott Souza

#Celtics Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart doing lot of work in weight room in hopes of being ready to go soon after getting cleared to practice.

Marc D'Amico

Brad Stevens says Marcus Smart may return to practice during the middle of the week, but his availability for Friday's game is still unknown

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart targeting mid-week to practice, possible for Friday.

Jay King

Celtics targeting middle of the week for Marcus Smart to return to practice. Stevens doesn't know what that means for Friday's game.

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart will not play Sunday vs #blazers. #celtics

Chip Crain

Celtics 2 inactive Vitor Faveroni & Marcus Smart. Starters: Green, Sullinger, Olynyk, Bradley, Rondo

Jay King

Marcus Smart pleased with progress, still not ready to set a return date: masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart said he's surprised at how quickly he's progress but "i doubt that I'll play Sunday." Nov. 28 is a more feasible date #celtics

Jay King

What percentage is Marcus Smart? "It's low." Said the ankle does feel better though.

Steve Bulpett

Marcus Smart did a bit of straight line running today. Still looking at next week for possible return.

Ben Rohrbach

Ainge on Marcus Smart's ankle: "I'd be surprised if he was ready this weekend. … I think he's probably at least a week away."

Steve Bulpett

Updating Marcus Smart, Brett Brown wants to go home, Turner appreciates Celtic fans. Today's Herald notebook: bit.ly/1xRRDqr

Steve Bulpett

Marcus Smart tells Herald he doesn't see how he'll be able to make it back for Sunday's game. It was a longshot anyway.

Jay King

Marcus Smart could return Sunday if ready (but probably not), Stevens keeps same starters masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Steve Bulpett

Stevens says Marcus Smart could be back as soon as Sunday v Portland, but more likely later next week.

Gary Washburn

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens said there's a slight chance Marcus Smart could be back Sunday; more likely to practice next week before playing

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart traveling w/the #Celtics for Wed. game at #Sixers and Friday's game vs #Grizzlies. Not expected 2 play in either game.

Jared Zwerling

Welcome to the NBA, rooks: Julius Randle, Marcus Smart, Aaron Gordon & now Cleanthony Early. All dealt significant injuries (Smart less so).

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart getting up a few shots prior to practice. The timeline for his return remains unchanged. http://t.co/fsqDHLMtZ7

Jay King

Marcus Smart shooting before practice: telly.com/1OVQ8E7

Abby Chin

Two straight stops and 7-0 run for the #Celtics brings Marcus Smart and Evan Turner to their feet on the bench. #CelticsTalk

Paul Flannery

Bummed that Marcus Smart is out for the Celtics. Would have been a great matchup of styles with the Suns guards.

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart is not playing this week, maybe (he will) next week.

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart is doing some stationery work, but the timetable for his return hasn't change. #Celticstalk

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart getting some stretching in following practice. He's still a couple weeks out. #Celticstalk http://t.co/YFkzjsNzIi

A. Sherrod Blakely

In keeping with the timetable the #Celtics, Marcus Smart and Danny Ainge have given, the Nov. 28 game vs the #Bulls is a likely return date.

Jeff Goodman

Let's not jump to major conclusions after 1st game. Remember, Marcus Smart drilled 5 3's vs. Memphis--and we all thought he fixed his shot.