• How Marcus Smart sparked the Celtics to survive an elimination game after a disastrous Game 5

    9 days ago - By Boston Herald

    MILWAUKEE - No sleep, a late-night trip to the practice facility and an unshakable focus on Friday night.
    That was the formula Celtics guard Marcus Smart followed to pull himself from his disastrous Game 5, a final-minute collapse that pushed Boston to the brink in Milwaukee. Despite scoring 21 points in Game 6, Smart was overshadowed, like everyone else outside the Jayson Tatum-Giannis Antetokounmpo duel.
    But his imprint on Boston's best and toughest win in years was unmistakable.
    Smart was Smart again, limiting the Bucks players to 33% shooting when he was the primary defender , the...
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