The Celtics are hoping to get Marcus Smart more time at point guard in summer leagues.
Marcus Smart was reportedly late to practice on Saturday because he overslept, but head coach Brad Stevens said that Jae Crowder was always going to start in Game 4.
Marcus Smart will come off the bench for Game 4 against the Cavaliers on Sunday with Jae Crowder set to replace him in the first unit.
Marcus Smart did not start the second half against the Cavs on Thursday, finishing with eight points, two rebounds, one assist and one 3-pointer in 18 minutes.
Marcus Smart said that he would like to spend some more time guarding LeBron James during Game 2.
Marcus Smart nabbed four steals during Sunday's win over the Cavs, adding seven points, one 3-pointer and two assists through 33 minutes of action.
Marcus Smart had one of his best offensive showings of his career during a 99-90 win over the Cavs on Friday, scoring 19 points with three rebounds, one assist, one steal and three 3-pointers.
Marcus Smart said he will play in both NBA summer leagues.
Marcus Smart hit a game-winning shot at the buzzer during a 117-116 overtime victory at Toronto, finishing with 15 points, four rebounds, four assists, two steals, one block and two 3-pointers.
Marcus Smart had an effective game on both ends against the Hornets on Monday with 14 points, six rebounds, four assists, three steals, one block and one 3-pointer.
Marcus Smart finished Sunday's home defeat with zero points, four rebounds and no other stats to his credit in 18 minutes, missing all six of his field goals without any free throw attempts.
Marcus Smart made 2-of-3 from the field for six points with two rebounds, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer against the Knicks on Friday.
Marcus Smart said he's not a dirty player after his incident with Matt Bonner.
The Celtics want Marcus Smart to focus on channeling his competitive energy in a more positive way.