Marcus Smart will be able to sleep well

Who is now the defender of the year? “Some Internet users have not stopped “trolling” smart marcus after Game 5 against the Bucks. This one, in the “money time” of this round, had been abused by another natural candidate for the “DPOY” trophy, and a true hero of the last moments, junior vacation.

The Celtics point guard felt like ” Leave » his team when he was countered from behind, ten seconds from the end, by his Bucks counterpart, then when this same Jrue Holiday stole a ball from his hands to complete Milwaukee’s great comeback.

These last few minutes have eaten me up a lot “, Displays today the leader of the C’s, ensuring that he has not fallen asleep since then. ” Tonight is going to be my first night of sleep. Immediately after that game, I went straight back to the training center, took stock and tried to do everything I could to prepare for tonight. Make me personally recover “, develops at the end of Game 6.

And, like his team, he recovered very well. With his 21 points (8/16 shooting including 5/9 from distance), 7 assists and 5 rebounds, he signed one of his cleanest games in these playoffs. More importantly, as if to better expel the demons of this Game 5, the leader did not lose a ball, a first for him in these closing stages.

Author of an award-winning “dagger” shot with less than five minutes remaining, Marcus Smart reports that his teammates and coaches were well behind him for ” make sure to stay as calm as possible and keep a cool head “.” I am the heart and soul of this team.”remember. “My teammates tell me that I try to be there for them all the time. I know the energy I bring is contagious, I just try to bring it to every game. »

smart marcus Percentage bounces
Station Team GM Minimum Shots 3 points LF Off Def Soon P.S party in you bp Connecticut Points
2014-15 BOS 67 27 36.7 33.5 64.6 0.9 2.4 3.3 3.1 2.6 1.5 1.3 0.3 7.8
2015-16 BOS 61 27 34.8 25.3 77.7 1.3 2.9 4.2 3.0 3.0 1.5 1.3 0.3 9.2
2016-17 BOS 79 30 35.9 28.3 81.2 1.0 2.9 3.9 4.6 2.4 1.6 2.0 0.4 10.6
2017-18 BOS 54 30 36.7 30.1 72.9 0.8 2.7 3.5 4.8 2.5 1.3 2.4 0.4 10.2
2018-19 BOS 80 28 42.2 36.4 80.6 0.7 2.2 2.9 4.0 2.5 1.8 1.5 0.4 8.9
2019-20 BOS 60 32 37.5 34.7 83.6 0.7 3.1 3.8 4.9 2.7 1.7 1.7 0.5 12.9
2020-21 BOS 48 33 39.8 33.0 79.0 0.8 2.7 3.5 5.7 2.6 1.5 2.0 0.5 13.1
2021-22 BOS 71 32 41.8 33.1 79.3 0.6 3.2 3.8 5.9 23 1.7 2.2 0.3 12.1
Total 520 30 38.2 32.1 78.0 0.8 2.8 3.6 4.5 2.6 1.6 1.8 0.4 10.5

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