ESPN reported Thursday that Smart missed the team flight to
Orlando. He did not play in Wednesday night's 103-102 loss to
The Boston Herald quoted head coach Ime Udoka as saying Smart is
Smart, 27, averaged 13.1 points, 5.7 assists, 3.5 rebounds and
1.5 steals in 48 games (45 starts) for the Celtics in 2020-21.
He owns career averages of 10.2 points, 4.2 assists and 3.6
boards in 449 games (228 starts) since Boston drafted him with
the No. 6 overall pick in 2014.
The Celtics open the regular season on Oct. 20 on the road
against the New York Knicks.
--Field Level Media
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