The Boston Celtics and point guard Marcus Smart have agreed to a four-year max contract extension worth $77.1 million, or $19.275 million annually. Shams Charania was first to report the deal on Monday.
Smart himself seemingly reacted to the news of his extension on Twitter.
☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️☘️— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) August 16, 2021
With the new contract, Smart has a chance to remain in Boston through the 2025-26 season. He is coming off a year in which he averaged 32.9 minutes per game and also averaged a career-high 13.1 points and 5.7 assists.