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Celtics' Smart suspended one game for hit to groin

POSTED: Mar 21, 2015 4:06 PM ET

Official release


Marcus Smart Ejected

Marcus Smart ejected for a low blow on Matt Bonner during the Celtics versus Spurs game on Friday night.

— Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been suspended one game without pay for hitting San Antonio Spurs center/forward Matt Bonner in the groin, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations.

The incident, which resulted in a Flagrant Foul 2 and ejection for Smart, occurred last night with 8:56 remaining in the fourth quarter of the Celtics' 101-89 loss to the Spurs at AT&T Center.

Smart will serve his suspension tomorrow when the Celtics host the Detroit Pistons.