Marcus Smart: Every year my name is in trade talks, and I'm still here

Marcus Smart: Every year my name is in trade talks, and I'm still here

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Marcus Smart: Every year my name is in trade talks, and I'm still here

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Mark Murphy: Marcus Smart on all that trade talk: “Every year my name is in talks, and I’m still here. I’m still the longest tenured Celtic. So I take it as a compliment. It means you’re valued pretty high and if your name is talked about people want you. But I don’t pay much attention.”
Source: Twitter @Murf56

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Marcus Smart said the Celtics’ roster is in a good spot, and he thinks they’re finally in position to start getting key contributors on veteran’s minimum deals.
https://t.co/grv82sKOY0 pic.twitter.com/u0PFuWAqXJ10:09 PM

Mark Murphy @Murf56
“I have moments where it’s late at night and I can’t sleep and all of a sudden I’m thinking about those games.” Marcus Smart on the season, attracting free agents, and another summer with his name in trade rumors. bostonherald.com/2022/06/28/bhr…8:48 PM
Mark Murphy @Murf56
Marcus Smart on all that trade talk: “Every year my name is in talks, and I’m still here. I’m still the longest tenured Celtic. So I take it as a compliment. It means you’re valued pretty high and if your name is talked about people want you. But I don’t pay much attention.” – 7:12 PM
Adam Himmelsbach @AdamHimmelsbach
Marcus Smart: “We’ve had star point guards, and yet this so-called non-point guard is the only one that’s led them to the Finals. I think that right there says enough.”
A lot more here: bostonglobe.com/2022/06/28/spo…5:20 PM

More on this storyline

Mark Murphy: Smart on C’s attracting free agents: “We got a bad rep in Boston for (FA’s). This year we opened a lot of eyes to how this team really is. It’s not everybody for themselves. Everybody is for each other, and I think maybe (FA’s think) I can give it a shot in Boston. We’ll see.” -via Twitter @Murf56 / June 28, 2022
“I think he’s a starter [in the NBA],” Carrawell, the Duke assistant coach, told The Post in a phone interview on Sunday about Trevor Keels. “It’s harder when you’re a second-round pick, but he’s only 18. If he stays with it, and gets an opportunity and improves, I compare him to Marcus Smart. -via New York Post / June 26, 2022

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