Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart has thumb surgery, expected to return in 6-8 weeks

Official release

Mar 16, 2018 5:19 PM ET

Marcus Smart last played for the Celtics on March 11 vs. Indiana.

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics announced today that guard Marcus Smart underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb. Smart is expected to return to basketball activities in 6 to 8 weeks.

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