|Full Name||Marcus Osmond Smart|
|Date Of Birth||March 6, 1994|
|Birth Place||Flower Mound, Texas, United States|
|Parent(s)||Camellia Smart (Mother) |
Billy Frank Smart (Father)
|Current Team||Boston Celtics|
United States national basketball team
|Height||6 ft 4 in|
|Net Worth||US $5 million|
Marcus Smart was born on March 6, 1994, in the incorporate town name Flower Mound in Texas, the United States to Camellia Smart (mother) and Billy Frank Smart (father). He was the fourth for them after three other sons who are Todd Westbrook, Jeff Westbrook, and Michael Smart.
Being a kid with potential is not enough; he polished his skill while he was in high school. Marcus Smart went to Edward S. Marcus High School. Marcus Smart used to play football until 6th grade.
During his first season at Oklahoma State University, Smart helped the Cowboys finish the season 24-8 and led Big 12 in the third position. Marcus averaged 15.4 points per game per season, made 5.8 rebounds with 4.2 assists, and became the conference leader in interceptions. The Cowboys made it to the NCAA this season, where they received the fifth seed in the Midwest region; however, in the first round, the Cowboys lost to 12th seeded Oregon Ducks.
Smart announced that he would not run for the NBA Draft on April 17, 2013, but will continue his university studies. Along with him, two more players on the team, Le’ Brian Nash and Markel Brown, announced that they would remain with the next season. On November 19, 2013, Marcus Smart repeated the Cowboys’ record by scoring 39 and tied the match for OSU.
On February 8, 2014, in a game against Texas Tech, after a small verbal altercation in the last seconds of the game, Smart pushed one of the fans, for which he received a technical foul. Initially, it was reported that the fan was making racist statements against Marcus Smart, but neither Smart nor the coach confirmed this information at the post-match press conference.
For this conflict, he was excluded in three games. Guide “Texas Tech” also conducted an independent investigation, which found that the fan did not make racist remarks but said inappropriate words. For this, the fan agreed not to attend the game, “Texas Tech” in the season 2013/14.
BOSTON CELTICS CAREER
He made an early entry into the 2014 NBA Draft and was nominated by the Boston Celtics for a high rating of 6th. Although Smart committed a blunder in the match against San Antonio Spurs on March 20, 2015, assaulting Matt Bonner and being sent off and suspended, he eventually participated in 67 games, averaging 7.8 points. Marcus was selected as the second team of the NBA All-Rookie Team to contribute to the team’s first playoff appearance in two years, recording 3.1 assists.
On July 16, 2015, in Las Vegas Summer League, Smart’s right finger was broken. On November 15, 2015, Marcus Smart secured career-high 26 points and finally 100– 85 less beat Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
On March 16, 2018, the team announced that Smart would have surgery on his right thumb and be withdrawn for 6 to 8 weeks. Smart returned in the first round of the playoffs on April 24, against Milwaukee Bucks, and scored nine points and five rebounds, winning the match with 92-87.
On July 19, 2018, Smart approved a 4-year 52 million deal with the Celtics. On March 20, 2020, Smart admitted to being infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus; however, he recovered from the virus within nine days and was off to play his games.
AGE, HEIGHT, NATIONALITY, AND OTHER FACTS
Smart is a first-class shutdown defender who can defend most of the positions on the court and doesn’t give a hard time scoring. He had led his team to victory many times by restraining the best scorer of the opponent’s team.
Smart is a considerable guy compared to other defenders along with athletic body build and good looks; he stands 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm), weighing 100 kilograms. This American man is just 26 years old, and yet he can show his incredible skills. Marcus Smart is not that good at shooting, but still, he is excellent at turnover prone, loose dribbling.
As known so far, Marcus has dated only one woman until today, and he strictly follows the rule of keeping his personal life private as most of the celebrities do. From the time of writing, Marcus isn’t seeing anyone.
He lost his mom on September 6, 2018. She died because of myelodysplastic syndrome. Smart is Christian, and his zodiac sign is pieces. Marcus Smart fills his time with his family while he is free, and he loves playing tennis during open hours.
According to some sources, Marcus Smart has an estimated net worth of $5 million