Marcus Smart: "To play like that in front of our home crowd, that's not the way we play. We embarrassed ourselves tonight."
Great effort, but not good shot selection from both Jae Crowder and Marcus Smart in closing moments of this game.
Marcus Smart's defense has been some next level type [stuff] this quarter.
This game has gone so badly Marcus Smart was just benched for defensive reasons.
Marcus Smart had successfully limited the selling that was a big part of his college game, but it's crept back in lately.
Marcus Smart's "I'm not dirty" defense would have more cred if he said exactly what he was trying to do, bolo-punching Bonner in the boys.
Jae Crowder starts the second half for Marcus Smart. Cs likely looking for more rebounding after surrendering 14 offensive boards in half 1.
Marcus Smart back for Boston after the one-game suspension. Isaiah Thomas still out, possibly back Wednesday vs Heat.
For now I've got Marcus Smart starting for Tyreke Evans - I'd rather go Evans - last week sat Gay, he played & I advanced by a single point!
Evan Turner on Marcus Smart: "Obviously as a team, he owes us one, and I think we’re all motivated."
Evan Turner on Marcus Smart heading into tomorrow night's game: "As a team, he owes us one."
Evan Turner didn't guess how eager Marcus Smart will be for redemption: "obviously, as a team, he owes us one."
Marcus Smart has had a phenomenal rookie season. But this one tonight, will leave a mark.
Jae Crowder will start for the suspended Marcus Smart tonight. Brad on Marcus; "It's important he knows what he did impacted our team."
With Marcus Smart suspended for tomorrow night's game, James Young has been recalled from Maine. Good chance he was coming back now anyway.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been suspended one game w/o pay for hitting San Antonio Spurs center/forward Matt Bonner in the groin,
Marcus Smart suspended one game for that low blow to Matt Bonner would have made Ric Flair proud
Marcus Smart has been suspended one game without pay for hitting Matt Bonner in the groin. He'll miss tomorrow's game vs. the Pistons.
Celtics rookie guard Marcus Smart suspended by the NBA one game without pay for hitting Spurs forward Matt Bonner in the groin last night.