Marcus Smart has tied his long-term future to the Boston Celtics. The guard, who ended his contract in 2022, has signed a four-year, $ 77 million extension with the Greens, which will see him remain until the 2026-26 season in the only team he has met in his career; reports Shams Charania of The Athletic.
Unlike other agreements, this time no player or team option has been included, so the contract is fully guaranteed until 2026, which would allow him to reach 12 seasons as a Celtics player.
Being No. 6 in the 2014 draft, Smart has earned a place in the green hearts of fans by being a relentless competitor on the track. When team pride is mentioned, looks are drawn to him. And it is not just a question of praising his effort, since on up to two occasions he has been selected for the best defensive quintets of the season.
Regarding what he contributes numerically, Smart comes from completing the best course of his career in points (13.1), assists (5.7) and blocks (0.6); all this while on the floor an average of 32.9 minutes. One more year the future of the Massachusetts organization will depend on Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and him. (NBA Maniacs)