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Boston Celtics | #36 | Guard

Marcus

Smart

PPG

13.1

RPG

3.5

APG

5.7

PIE

8.5

6'3" | 220lb | 27 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

2019-20: Appeared in 60 games averaging 12.9 points, 3.8 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.68 steals in 32.0 minutes per game…Shot 37.5 percent from the field, 34.7 percent from three and 83.7 percent from the free-throw line…Swiped a season-high five steals against Sacramento on Nov. 25…Recorded a career-high 37 points including a franchise-record breaking 11 3-pointers against Phoenix on Jan. 18…Handed out a season-high of 10 assists against Minnesota on Feb. 21…Notched a double-double with 14 points and 10 assists against Brooklyn on Mar. 3…Pulled down a season-high 10 boards against Oklahoma City on Mar. 8...Named to the All-Defensive First Team for the second straight season. 2017-18: Appeared in a team-high 80 games (60 starts) averaging 8.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.79 steals in 27.5 minutes per game...Shot 42.2 percent from the floor, 36.4 percent from three and 80.6 percent from the free throw line…In his 60 starts he averaged 9.7 points, 3.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 2.0 steals in 28.9 minutes per game…Shot 43.2 percent from the field, 37.7 percent from three and 82.2 percent from the free throw line as a starter...Recorded his 2,500th career point against Detroit on Oct. 30…Blocked a career-high four shots against Denver on Nov. 5…Recorded his 400th career steal and 1,000th career rebound in the game against Phoenix on Nov. 8…Added his first double-double of the season with season highs in points (13) and assists (10) against Utah on Nov. 9…Netted a season-high 19 points against Dallas on Nov. 24…Got his first start of the season on Nov. 26 against New Orleans and recorded eight points, two rebounds and five assists…Swiped a season-high four steals at Minnesota on Dec. 1…Recorded 18 points to go along with five rebounds and three steals against Washington on Dec. 12…Netted a season-high 21 points to go along with a season-high eight rebounds against Detroit on Dec. 15…Tied his season-high with 21 points to go along with a season-high five steals against Brooklyn on Jan. 28…Recorded 18 points and handed out seven assists against Oklahoma City on Feb. 3…Tied his season-high with five steals against Sacramento on Mar. 6…Tied his season-high with 21 points against Cleveland on Mar. 26…Recorded 26 games of 10 or more points and four games of 20 or more points…Recorded one double-double…Led the team in scoring three times, in rebounds twice, in assists 13 times, in steals 32 times, in blocks six times and in minutes six times…Missed a total of two games due to injury…missed one game due to illness (Jan. 14) and missed one game due to a left oblique contusion (Apr. 9)…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in two games averaging 3.5 points, 2.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.5 steals in 16.2 minutes per game…Missed first seven games of the playoffs due to a left oblique tear. 2017-18: Appeared in 54 games (11 starts) and averaged 10.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 1.31 steals in 29.9 minutes per game…Shot 36.7 percent from the field, 30.1 percent from three and 72.9 percent from the free throw line…Pulled down a career-high nine defensive rebounds against Cleveland in the season opener on Oct. 17…Scored 16 points to go along with four rebounds, four assists and two steals against Miami on Oct. 28…Scored 14 points, grabbed five boards and handed out a season-high nine assists against Toronto on Nov. 12…Netted a season-high 23 points to go along with six assists on Nov. 27…Recorded 20 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and four steals against Indiana on Mar. 11…In his 11 starts on the season he averaged 11.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.9 assists and 1.7 steals in 33.8 minutes per game…Shot 39.6 percent from the floor, 34.5 percent from three in those 11 games… Recorded his 2,000th career points against Atlanta on Nov. 6…Recorded his 1,000th career assist against Chicago on Mar. 5…Recorded 20 or more points three times…Led the Celtics in scoring in three games, in rebounds three times, in assists 12 times, in steals 19 times, in blocks six times and in minutes five times…Missed a total of 28 games…Missed 15 games due to a right thumb sprain/right thumb surgery (3/14-4/11/18)…Missed 11 games due to a right hand laceration (1/24-2/14/18)…Missed two games due to a left ankle sprain (10/20- 10/24/17)…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in 15 games (four starts) and averaged 9.8 points, 3.7 rebounds, 5.3 assists, 1.73 steals and 0.67 blocks in 29.9 minutes per game…Shot 33.6 percent from the field, 22.1 percent from three and 73.5 percent from the free throw line… Missed the first four games of the postseason due to right thumb surgery (4/15-4/22).2016-17: Played in a career-best 79 games (24 starts), averaging career highs in points (10.6) and assists (4.6)…Also logged career highs in field goals (269) and 3-pointers (94)… Swiped a team-high 1.58 steals per game, and led the team in steals on 30 occasions…Connected on multiple 3-pointers in 25 contests, matching his career high (2014-15)…Made his season debut against Chicago on Nov. 2 after missing the first three games due to a left ankle sprain and recorded seven points, five rebounds and five assists...Recorded 20 points against Washington on Nov. 9…Made his first start of the season on Nov. 11 against New York and recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists…Matched his career-high in blocks with two against Detroit on Nov. 19…Scored a season-high 22 points to go along with five rebounds, six assists and two steals against New Orleans on Jan. 7…Tied his career-high with 11 assists against Orlando on Jan. 27…Tied his career-high with five steals against the Lakers on Feb. 3…Set a new career-high with eight steals against Philadelphia on Feb. 15…Set new career-highs in free throws made (9) and free throws attempted (12) at Phoenix on Mar. 5…Notched a double-double with 11 points and a career-high-tying 11 rebounds against Milwaukee on Mar. 29…Recorded 18 points, four rebounds, seven assists, six steals and two blocks to go along with five threes against Atlanta on Apr. 6…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in 18 games and recorded an average of 8.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 1.50 steals in 29.9 minutes per game…Shot 39.7 percent from three (29-73).2015-16: Averaged 9.1 points, 4.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.49 steals in 27.3 minutes per game…Shot 34.8 percent from the field, 25.3 percent from three and 77.7 percent from the free throw line…Recorded his 100th steal against Philadelphia on Oct. 28…Missed three games due to a sprained left big toe (Nov. 4 through Nov. 10)… Netted a career-high six free throws against Indiana on Nov. 11…Set a new career-high with 26 points to go along with eight rebounds against Oklahoma City on Nov. 15…Tied his career-high with five steals against Houston on Nov. 16…Made his return after missing 18 games with a lower left leg injury against New York on Dec. 27 and recorded six points, three rebounds and a steal in 13:05…Matched his career-high with five steals against Memphis on Jan. 10…Recorded his first career triple-double with 10 points, a career-high 11 rebounds, a career-high 11 assists to go along with a career-high-tying two blocks against Phoenix on Jan. 15…The triple-double was the first one recorded by a Celtic off of the bench since 1971 when Hambone Williams recorded one against Seattle…Named to the USA team for the 2016 BBVA Compass Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend…Named a starter for the Rising Stars Challenge and recorded three points, four rebounds, five assists and a steal in 21:40 during the game…Tied his career-high with 26 points against Orlando on Jan. 31…Tied his career-high with 11 rebounds to go along with 15 points for his second double-double of the season against Portland on Mar. 2…Netted a career-high eight free throws against Charlotte on Apr. 11…Recorded 10 or more points in 26 games, 20 or more points in three games… Recorded double-figures in rebounds twice…Led the Celtics in scoring six times, in rebounds four times, in assists seven times, in steals 16 times, in blocks six times and in minutes six times…Missed three games due to a sprained left big toe (Nov. 4 through Nov. 10) and 18 games due to a lower left leg injury (Nov. 22 through Dec. 26)…PLAYOFFS: Averaged 12.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.67 steals in 32.1 minutes per game while shooting 34.4 percent from three and 81.0 percent from the free throw line during the first round against Atlanta...2014-15: Appeared in 67 games during his rookie year and averaged 7.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.48 steals in 27.0 minutes per game…Shot 36.7 percent from the field, 33.5 percent from three-point territory and 64.6 percent from the free throw line…Made his NBA debut against Brooklyn on opening night (Oct. 29) and recorded 10 points, two rebounds, two assists and a game-high four steals in just under 28 minutes of action…Returned to action against Detroit on Dec. 3 after missing 10 games with a left ankle sprain and recorded two assists in 4:38…Netted a season-high 23 points to go along with five assists, four rebounds and two steals in 35 minutes at Washington on Dec. 8…Made his first career start against Miami on Dec. 21 and recorded three points, four rebounds, four assists and one steal in 28:25…Tied his season-high with four steals and set a new high of six assists against Brooklyn on Dec. 26… Recorded a season-high of nine assists against Miami on Feb. 2…Set a new season-high of 10 rebounds to go along with eight assists and three steals against Denver on Feb. 4…Swiped a season-high five steals against Sacramento on Feb. 20…Recorded a new season-high of 25 points to go along with nine rebounds, five assists, two steals and a season-high two blocks against Oklahoma City on Mar. 18… Recorded a season-high seven three’s against Oklahoma City on Mar. 18…Scored the game winning basket as the clock expired in over- time to beat the Raptors on Apr. 4…Started in 38 games and the team was 24-14 in those games…Recorded 10 or more points in 23 games, 20 or more points in two games and recorded 10 or more rebounds in two games…Led or tied for the team lead in two games, rebounds four times, assists 12 times, steals 22 times, blocks eight times and minutes 12 times…Missed a total of 12 games this season due to injury: 10 games due to a left ankle sprain (11/8-12/2/14) and two games due to a left Achilles strain (12/15-12/17/14)…Appeared in one game for the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League and recorded six points, five rebounds, seven assists and four steals in 29 minutes against Fort Wayne on December 4…PLAYOFFS: Appeared in all four games for the Celtics during the first round (three starts) and averaged 9.8 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists in 22.5 minutes per game…Shot 48.3 percent from the field and 23.1 percent from three.

BEFORE NBA

COLLEGE CAREER: 2013-14 (Sophomore): Averaged 12.8 points and 6.1 rebounds in 29.0 minutes per game…Named to All-Big 12 First Team and Big 12 All-Defensive Team…All-District VI by USBWA and Second Team All-District 8 by the NABC…Associated Press Preseason All-American…Named to midseason watch lists for the Wooden Award, Naismith Trophy, Robertson Trophy and Cousy Award…Became the 39th 1,000 point scorer in OSU history against Iowa State…Finished career ranked second in steals in OSU history…Named Big 12 Conference Player of the Week three times…Grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds against West Virginia…Named to the Old Spice Classic All-Tournament Team…Recorded a career-high 39 points against Memphis in which he also set career-highs for field goals made (11), three-pointers made (five) and free-throws made (12)…39 points was most ever recorded by an OSU sopho- more and tied for seventh-most all-time…Recorded a school record nine steals against Utah Valley…2012-13 (Freshman): Named the Integris Wayman Tisdale Award Winner, presented annually by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to the nation’s top freshman… Named a second-team All-American by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association…Named a first-team All-American and the national Freshman of the Year by Sporting News…A unanimous selection as both the Big 12 Player of the Year and Big 12 Freshman of the Year (Big 12 Coaches and Associated Press)…A unanimous selection to the All-Big 12 First Team…Named to the Big 12 All-Rookie Team and the Big 12 All-Defensive Team by the league coaches…One of five finalists for the Cousy Award, honoring the nation’s top point guard; only freshman on the list…One of 14 finalists for the Robertson Trophy…One of 15 finalists for the John R. Wooden Award…Finished the season with 99 steals, tying former Cowboy Brooks Thompson for the single-season record…Owns the Big 12 single-season steals record for a freshman with 99, surpassing the previous record of 89 held by Kansas’ Mario Chalmers; fell three shy of the Big 12 single- season record of 102, set by Nebraska’s Cookie Belcher in 1998-99…Is just the second Cowboy freshman in school history to average 15 or more points per game…Had 13 games of four or more steals in his first season, fourth on the OSU list for four-steal games in a career…Had 13 games of five or more assists this season…Had 28 double-figure scoring games and 10 20-point games…Named the Big 12 Player of the Week on Feb. 4, and was a four-time Big 12 Rookie of the Week (Nov. 19, Jan. 7, Feb. 11, Feb. 18)…Scored a career-high 28 points vs Oklahoma in Stillwater, one point shy of the school record by a freshman…Scored 25 points at No. 2 Kansas; also grabbed nine rebounds, including eight offensive…Scored game-high 21 points, including a half-court heave at the end of the first half and a layup with 3.1 seconds remaining to defeat Iowa State; also had seven assists vs the Cyclones…Nearly recorded a triple-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists at Baylor…Scored 25 points at No. 25 Kansas State and 23 points against No. 10 Gonzaga…Tied for the team lead with 18 points at Virginia Tech; also had 11 rebounds, recording his first collegiate double-double; had six assists and no turnovers vs the Hokies…Dished out a career-high nine assists, including seven in the first half, against Portland State…Named the MVP of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off…Recorded his first-collegiate 20-point game against sixth-ranked N.C. State; added seven rebounds, seven assists, four steals and four blocked shots against the Wolfpack.

PERSONAL LIFE

Marcus is the son of Camellia Smart and Billy Frank Smart…He has three older brothers: Todd Westbrook (deceased), Jeff Westbrook and Michael Smart…Marcus played competitive football until the sixth grade and enjoys playing tennis in his spare time…Was a member of the 2014 USA Select Team that practiced against Team USA in preparation for the 2014 FIBA World Championships...Also was a member of the U19 Team USA that won the gold medal during the 2013 FIBA U19 World Championships in the Czech Republic…Wears number 36 because his siblings all wore #3 and #6 because of his draft position (sixth overall).