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Marcus Smart stats: What are his numbers throughout his career?

Marcus Smart stats: Marcus Smart has played with the Celtics for nine seasons. In 581 regular-season games, he averaged 10.6 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.5 rebounds. The Celtics selected Smart as the sixth overall choice in the 2014 NBA draft. He started games off the bench for the Celtics at first until taking over as the main point guard in 2021. He was selected as the NBA Defensive Player of the Year for the 2021-22 season, making him only the sixth guard in NBA history to do so. Smart has also been chosen to the NBA All-Defensive First Team three times, and he has won the NBA Hustle Award three times, in 2019, 2022, and 2023. He assisted the Celtics in reaching the NBA Finals in 2022.

He went to Edward S. Marcus High School in Flower Mound, Texas, alongside Phillip Forte, one of his future Oklahoma State teammates. Smart averaged 15.1 points, 9.2 rebounds, and 5 assists as a senior. During his high school career, he went 115-6 in three seasons and was a two-time 5A state champion. He was also a McDonald’s All-American and a first-team ESPNHS All-American. Smart went on to set a new Team USA U18 record for most steals in a five-game span during the 2012 FIBA Americas U18 Championships in Brazil, with 18. He was a five-star recruit according to ESPN.com and was ranked as the nation’s No. 1 shooting guard and No. 10 overall player in 2012.

Smart guided Oklahoma State to a 24-8 record and third-place finish in the Big 12 behind Kansas and Kansas State during his first year. Smart averaged 15.4 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 4.2 assists per game while also leading the Big 12 in thefts with 99 and an average of 3.0 per game. His 99 steals set a freshman Big 12 record.

Marcus Smart with Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics picked Smart with the sixth overall choice in the 2014 NBA draught on June 26, 2014. Smart got his first career triple-double on January 15, 2016, in a victory against the Phoenix Suns, with 10 points, 11 assists, and 11 rebounds, becoming the first Celtics player to accomplish it since Art Williams in 1971. In a defeat against the Orlando Magic on January 31, he equaled his career high with 26 points.

The Celtics extended a qualifying offer to Smart on June 29, 2018, becoming him a restricted free agent. On July 19, he agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Celtics. In a 123-115 defeat against the Utah Jazz on November 9, he had his first double-double of the season with 13 points and a season-high 10 assists. With a left oblique tear, he missed the conclusion of the regular season and the first round of the playoffs. He made a comeback in the second round of the playoffs. He was selected to the NBA All-Defensive First Team after the season.

NBA Defensive Player of the Year

On April 18, 2022, Smart was selected as the 2021-22 NBA Defensive Player of the Year, becoming the first guard to win the title since Gary Payton in 1996. Smart became the sixth guard in NBA history to receive the award, after Michael Jordan, Gary Payton, Sidney Moncrief, and Alvin Robertson. Smart was also chosen to the NBA All-Defensive First Team, having received the most first-place votes of any NBA player.

Marcus had a postseason career-high 12 assists, 24 points, 9 rebounds, and 3 steals in a 127-102 win against the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on May 19, 2022, tying the series at 1-1. Smart had 24 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, and 2 steals in Game 7 of the series against the Heat, advancing to the NBA Finals for the first time in his career and the Celtics’ first appearance since 2010. Smart had 24 points, seven rebounds, and five assists in a 116-100 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Finals. The Celtics led the series 2-1 but were defeated in six games.

Marcus Smart stats

In 581 regular-season games, he averaged 10.6 points, 4.6 assists, and 3.5 rebounds.

SeasonTeamGPFGMFG%3PM3P%FTMFT%RebAssistStealBlockPoints
2014-15BOS6717536.79133.58264.62222089918523
2015-16BOS6118434.86125.312977.72551859118558
2016-17BOS7926935.99428.320381.230536412534835
2017-18BOS5418936.77530.19772.91892597123550
2018-19BOS8023942.212636.410480.623432114328708
2019-20BOS6025637.513734.712783.622529110129776
2020-21BOS4820339.89333128791672737223627
2021-22BOS7130041.811933.114279.327041711918861
2022-23BOS6125041.511533.68874.61913829323703
Career5812,06538.691132.31,10077.72,0582,7009142146,141

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