Celtics Marcus Smart Suspended for Threatening Official

The Boston Celtics will be without guard Marcus Smart for one game as the guard has been suspended by the NBA for threatening an official.

The league released the following statement late Wednesday afternoon:

The 27-year-old Smart has appeared in 42 games and is averaging 13.6 points and 5.5 assists per game. Smart's all about his defense and intensity and sometimes his competitiveness can get the best of him.

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