Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca received a text from USAB head coach Mike Krzyzewski praising Marcus Smart's play with the USAB Select Team.
Celtics' assistant coach Walter McCarty has liked what he's seen from Marcus Smart so far, specifically his defense.
Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo and Tobias Harris are among the invitees to the USA Basketball Select Team in Las Vegas.
Marcus Smart had his best Summer League game against the Magic on Thursday, scoring 19 points, while dishing out five assists and grabbing three boards.
Marcus Smart handed out six assists against the Pistons on Wednesday to go with 14 points, five boards, two steals, four turnovers and two 3-pointers.
Celtics rookie Marcus Smart is shooting 22 percent from the field through two Summer League games, including 1-of-10 from downtown.
Marcus Smart struggled on the offensive end again on Monday, scoring 11 points with three rebounds, four assists, one steal, and one block on 3-of-15 shooting.
Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga has liked what he's seen of Marcus Smart's defensive abilities.
Marcus Smart scored 10 points in his pro debut on Saturday with five boards, three assists, five steals, one block and one turnover.
Marcus Smart has been playing PG for the Celtics during practices, but summer league coach Jay Larranaga said Smart will play alongside Phil Pressey during games.
Marcus Smart told reporters at Boston's summer league workout that he plans on taking better shots in the NBA.
Marcus Smart said he will play point guard and shooting guard at summer league.
General manager Danny Ainge said Marcus Smart "has a chance to be a really terrific point guard" and thinks he can play off the ball, as well.
Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart was selected by the Boston Celtics with the sixth pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.