Marcus Smart is returning to the Boston Celtics. The guard has agreed to a four-year contract worth $52 million.
Restricted free agent Marcus Smart has agreed to a four-year, $52M deal to return to the Boston Celtics, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
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Smart will serve as an integral piece off the bench, providing acceptable offense and elite defense for a loaded roster.
The Oklahoma State product will be a secondary ball-handler. Smart dished 4.8 assists per game, the highest output of his four-year career. He also nabbed 1.3 steals.
Boston should be finished making its biggest offseason signings, though it’s possible the organization makes a few moves to duck below the luxury tax.