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Report: Celtics Sign Marcus Smart to Four-Year, $77 Million Extension

The Celtics signed guard Marcus Smart to a four-year, $77.1 million extension on Monday, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania

Smart's extension will begin in the 2022-23 season. He will earn $14.3 million in 2021-22. 

Smart, 27, has played each of his seven NBA seasons with Boston after being selected with the No. 6 pick in the 2014 NBA draft. The Oklahoma State product averaged a career-high 13.1 points and 5.7 assists per game last season, though he shot just 39.8 percent from the field. Smart is a two-time All-Defense selection. 

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