Marcus Smart FINALLY lands 1st team All-Defense

Marcus Smart FINALLY lands 1st team All-Defense

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Marcus Smart FINALLY lands 1st team All-Defense

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Congrats to Marcus Smart for being named to the NBA’s All-Defensive 1st team for the first time!

Let’s hope this is the first of about 6 or 7 consecutive All-Defense 1st Team honors. He’s a truly spectacular defender – quick enough to harass guards on the perimeter and strong (and crazy) enough to handle bigs in the paint.

Smart was the leading vote-getter among guards and becomes the first Celtics player since Avery Bradley (2015-16) to land on the 1st team.

FWIW: Al Horford received four 2nd team votes, while Jaylen Brown and Kyrie Irving each received one 2nd team vote.

Kyrie?

Ahem… who voted Kyrie?

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