Marcus Smart scored 10 points on 2-of-7 shooting in Game 5 on Tuesday, adding two boards, two assists, one steal and two 3-pointers in 25 minutes.
After the Celtics tied their first-round series up at 2-2, Brad Stevens gushed about Marcus Smart's play in Game 4.
Marcus Smart came up huge in 42 minutes off the bench on Sunday, finishing a thrilling overtime victory with 20 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three 3-pointers and two steals.
Marcus Smart made 3-of-6 from the field for 11 points with three rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two 3-pointers in 33 minutes against the Hawks on Friday.
Marcus Smart and Jared Sullinger will move to the bench on Friday against the Hawks.
Marcus Smart (ribs) is expected to practice on Thursday.
Marcus Smart (bruised rib) said that he plans to play in Game 3 vs. the Hawks on Friday.
Marcus Smart (finger) will move into the starting lineup for Game 2 against the Hawks on Tuesday, with Avery Bradley (hamstring) unavailable.
Marcus Smart (finger) returned to practice on Monday.
Marcus Smart sat out of practice on Sunday due to a bruised knuckle.
Marcus Smart sprained his finger on Saturday and was able to return, finishing with 15 points, five rebounds, two steals, one block and three 3-pointers against the Hawks.
Marcus Smart did not score in 23 minutes of action vs. the Heat, going 0-of-5 from the field with two rebounds and zero assists, steals or blocks.
Marcus Smart made 1-of-8 from the field and 8-of-9 from the line for 10 points with three rebounds, three assists and one turnover in 31 minutes against the Hornets on Monday.
Marcus Smart started the second half over Jared Sullinger on Saturday against the Hawks, scoring 19 points with five rebounds, three assists, one steal and four 3-pointers.