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Celtics’ Marcus Smart announces he has coronavirus; his strong message to public

Marcus Smart, Celtics

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart took to Twitter to announce he tested positive for the coronavirus.

The NBA suspended the season last Wednesday after Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus.

We have seen now a handful of positive tests in the NBA. Smart and his Celtics teammates are just the latest to catch this infectious disease, but the good news is that Smart says he has no symptoms.

Before the season got suspended, the Celtics were in third place in the Eastern Conference standings with a record of 43-21. Smart is averaging 13.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 4.8 assists on the season for the Celtics. The rugged defender, who is the heart and soul of the Celtics, is shooting 38.0 percent from the field, 34.8 percent from beyond the arc and 83.5 percent from the free-throw line.

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