The Boston Celtics kicked off their first round matchup in the NBA Playoffs with a 113-100 road loss against the Cleveland Cavaliers Sunday afternoon. Despite the C’s being a part of the playoffs, this is a good time to take a look at how Celtics rookie Marcus Smart progressed this season.
If you take a look at Smart’s numbers, they are not very gaudy looking on paper, as he averaged 7.8 points per game, 3.3 rebounds per game, 3.1 assists per game and 1.48 steals per game. Despite Smart’s numbers not being overly impressive, The No.6 pick in the 2014 draft is off to a good start to his NBA career. Smart’s worth to this current C’s team and for the future is something you have to take a look at further than paper. Continue reading Marcus Smart’s Progression Through his Rookie Season Impressive »