NBA Suspends Celtics’ Marcus Smart for ‘Threatening’ Officials

NBA Suspends Celtics’ Marcus Smart for ‘Threatening’ Officials

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NBA suspends Celtics G Marcus Smart


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Pascal Siakam #43 of the Toronto Raptors drives the ball as Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics and Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics.

And things continue to get worse. Kemba Walker was already ruled out of Wednesday’s game due to a left oblique strain. Now the Boston Celtics will also be without Walker’s backcourt mate, Marcus Smart.

The NBA announced today that the 27-year-old guard has been suspended one game without pay for “directing threatening language toward a game official,” via Kiki VanDeWeghe, Executive Vice President, Basketball Operations & NBA.com. The league notes that the incident took place “during and after” the Celtics’ 119-115 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday.

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The NBA has announced the suspension of the Boston Celtics starter.