Marcus Smart’s 28th birthday went just about as well as one could hope for.
His birthday Sunday started with a statement win on national television over the Brooklyn Nets, a big 126-120 victory for the C’s. Smart contributed 14 points and nine rebounds in the win, which boosted the Celtics to 14-2 over their last 16 games.
Big team win! Big night ahead! 🏀🎂 pic.twitter.com/ETL8MOU1Gx— marcus smart (@smart_MS3) March 6, 2022
As he mentioned in his tweet, Smart truly was in for a big night ahead.
Smart was welcomed Sunday night with a surprise party attended by many of his Celtics teammates. The Celtics guard gave a speech as well, thanking his teammates and friends in a message of gratitude for his first eight years in Boston.
Looks like the Celtics had a surprise birthday party for Marcus Smart pic.twitter.com/rFxg8yqxCd— Taylor Snow (@taylorcsnow) March 7, 2022
The night gave the Celtics a chance to celebrate their recent run of dominance, and honor one of their cornerstone players and current faces of the franchise.
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