Marcus Smart becomes first Celtics player with a triple double since Rajon Rondo in 2012

Marcus Smart
Photo: Boston Globe

Marcus Smart made history in the loss of the Boston Celtics to the Toronto Raptors in Game 6.

Smart finished the game with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, yet his team lost 125-122 in double overtime and will now play a Game 7.

For his part, Smart became the first player since Rajon Rondo (in 06/09/2012 against the Miami Heat) to post a triple double for the Celtics.

Game 7 will be played on Friday. The winner will go on to face the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals.

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Yiannis Bouranis is a 28-year-old sports journalist, with a Master’s degree in Sports Journalism from Sheffield Hallam University. Yiannis is TalkBasket’s Chief Editor and has covered the EuroLeague Final Four (2017 – 2019), the FIBA Basketball World Cup (2019) and the NBA Paris Game (2020) as an accredited journalist.

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