Marcus Smart is an energetic, hard-nosed, defensive-minded basketball player who can’t shoot. Right?
For a while, that was an accurate description of the Boston Celtics rookie. But with the way Smart’s been playing lately, that last part might no longer be true.
After going just 5-for-21 from 3-point range to begin the season, Smart now owns the team’s second-highest 3-point shooting percentage (.365), trailing only Marcus Thornton (.420).
So, what’s behind this improvement? NESN.com Celtics writer Zack Cox and MassLive.com Celtics writer Jay King discuss that, the C’s road woes against the Western Conference and potential tweaks to NBA All-Star weekend in this week’s podcast.
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