HoopsHype Marcus Smart Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: November 22, 2014 | 04:34 PM

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.

Emily Austen

ICYMI: The #Celtics' practice had one focus: DEFENSE. Plus, Marcus Smart explained how he's staying engaged w injury: on.nba.com/1vcMue4

Jay King

Marcus Smart worried quite a bit when he initially hurt his ankle. "It’s a night I don’t wish upon my worst enemy" masslive.com/celtics/index.…

Chris Forsberg

Marcus Smart details Friday's injury scare, including having his shoe cut off and calming his mom in Texas: es.pn/1pWr8QT

Scott Souza

#Celtics Marcus Smart heard fans chant his name while he was on court: "I want to thank the crowd for that. It really meant a lot to me."

Scott Souza

#Celtics Marcus Smart: Injury could be smallest but you always think worst. Sometimes really is in your mind & not as bad as you thought.

Scott Souza

#Celtics Marcus Smart said he tried to get up after injury, was told to sit down. "They didn't want to take any chances" Thus the stretcher.

Marc D'Amico

Jared Sullinger on his conversations with Marcus Smart: "He understands it's a long season and you can't rush (coming back)."

Jay King

Thornton said he heard one teammate joke with Marcus Smart that he needed a stretcher for sprained ankle. Rookie didn't laugh.

Scott Souza

#Celtics guard Marcus Thornton said he heard someone joke to Marcus Smart about stretcher, rookie didn't laugh, so he left it alone.

Jay King

Marcus Smart: I just thank God it wasn't worse.

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart: "It felt like my foot was on fire."#Celtics

A. Sherrod Blakely

#Celtics Marcus Smart said he was relieved to find out he had an ankle sprain and bone bruise and that it wasn't more serious. #CelticsTalk

Scott Souza

#Celtics rookie Marcus Smart talking with media today for first time since he was taken from court on a stretcher w/ ankle sprain last week.

Scott Souza

With Phil Pressey playing in Marcus Smart spot, appears #Celtics coach Brad Stevens going w/ Gerald Wallace for injured Marcus Thornton.

Gary Washburn

Marcus Smart is walking in the #celtics locker room with a light limp, left ankle looks swollen but nothing outrageous #celtics

A. Sherrod Blakely

In addition, Vitor Faverani (left knee) and Marcus Smart (left ankle) are out tonight vs the #Thunder as well for the #Celtics. #Celticstalk

Gary Washburn

Rajon Rondo is shooting and participated in practice while Marcus Smart is watching with an air-compression sleeve on his left leg #celtics

Emily Austen

Marcus Smart multitasking... Getting treatment and watching practice! Rajon Rondo is on the court. #CelticsTalk http://t.co/bHAbRwmEl0

Abby Chin

Marcus Smart getting treatment on his ankle at #Celtics practice. #CelticsTalk http://t.co/hD97fQ3suq

Steve Bulpett

Marcus Smart sitting with motorized compression sleeve on left leg, Rondo in shooting drills at end of Celt practice.

Chris Forsberg

Rondo on floor as practice opens. Marcus Smart observing from sideline with leg in oversized wrap. http://t.co/BKo8CrmnJg

Jay King

Marcus Smart has a big old boot on the sidelines at practice. http://t.co/1JzdQny265

Chris Forsberg

Marcus Smart dives into rehab; James Young away due to family illness; Flu-less Faverani back at practice facility: es.pn/1uWJwed

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Phil Pressey an 'energizer bunny' will get minutes w/ Marcus Smart out, will put pressure to stay in rotation.

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart doing better each day, in good spirits, will work to get back in 3-week timeframe.

Scott Souza

On scene in Waltham for today's #Celtics practice. Will pass along any updates on Rajon Rondo, Marcus Smart when we get them. ^SS

Alex Kennedy

Lavoy Allen talks about accidentally hurting Marcus Smart and what it's like to be on the other side of an injury: ow.ly/E2EI3