What Was Marcus Smart Doing in Celtics Loss vs Grizzlies?

    The Garden Report discusses the mental lapses by Marcus Smart late in crunch time against Memphis.


    Marcus Smart committed an important turnover vs the Grizzlies as the Celtics needed a miraculous back door cut from him and lob to Daniel Theis after Memphis missed three looks to force overtime. Once there, Smart shot 0-of-3 jacking three jumpers between the beginning and end of the period. Ja Morant beat him and Robert Williams back door, and Boston gave up a historic 80 points in the paint. What was Smart doing in the loss, where the Celtics remained competitive despite Jayson Tatum and Kemba Walker’s absences, but folded again late in a game.