Marcus Smart on the charge being overturned: “The excuse was I was late on the charge. ... Quite frankly I think we all know what was about. Giannis (would have had) six fouls.”
Charge. I love Marcus Smart. Want him in my foxhole every day.
Informed of Marcus Smart's postgame comments about Giannis staying in the game because the refs didn't want him to foul out, Giannis said that's his opinion and then went on to praise Smart and speak at length about how much he respects him and his game.
Asked Marcus Smart about the animated discussion he had with Giannis in the closing seconds. Smart said Giannis told him how much he respected his game. Smart responded by telling Giannis that, effectively, the referees kept him in the game.
I'll die for Marcus Smart
Railcam look at Marcus Smart's oop to Daniel Theis! #WholeNewGame
Marcus Smart on overturned Giannis foul: “Their excuse was I was late. … Frankly, I think we all know what that was about — Giannis” would have picked up his sixth foul.
Marcus Smart on the overturned call: “Y’all know what that’s about. He’s the MVP and they didn’t want to call him for his sixth foul. Let’s a call a spade a spade.” #Celtics #Bucks.
Marcus Smart kept us in the game all night, until a late call went against us in crunch time. https://t.co/kL32XZQsSe
"I think we all know what that was about... Giannis has 6 fouls. They don't want to get him out."
Marcus Smart discusses his foul at the end of the 4th quarter. #Celtics
Marcus Smart plays like he's constantly trying to make KG proud.
Marcus Smart on the charge/block overturn call: "We all know what that was about. Giannis had six fouls."
Marcus Smart on the charge that was overturned to a blocking foul: "Quite frankly, I think we all knew what that was about. Giannis had six fouls and they didn't want to get him out. Let's call a spade a spade. That's what it is."
Marcus Smart sobre la carga de Giannis que fue anulada: "Francamente, creo que todos sabíamos de qué se trataba. Giannis tenía seis faltas y no querían sacarlo. Llamemos a las cosas por su nombre. Eso es lo que es." https://t.co/v2sS8egnc9
Marcus Smart is a star destroyer
To me, Marcus Smart's comments after the game are completely fine, these guys are competing and may meet in a playoff series down the line.
The HUGE problem is guys still getting rewarded for sliding under guys while they are in mid flight. Just so bloody dangerous. Terrible.
Marcus Smart was the Celtics player of the game in a close contest with a few questionable calls towards the end. On to the next one. https://t.co/GY3cL4M0bv
Here's Giannis' answer when he was asked about Marcus Smart saying the overturned charge call was an excuse to keep Giannis in the game:
"I think we all know what that was about..."
#Celtics Marcus Smart didn't mince words when asked about Giannis Antetokounmpo's overturned foul call Friday night:
Marcus Smart on overturned call late vs. Bucks: Referees didn't want to foul Giannis Antetokounmpo out https://t.co/Y2FODkjaa7
Marcus Smart, the physical, up in your face defender has played 31 minutes tonight, and just picked up his first foul late in the fourth quarter. That’s impressive #BOSvsMIL #NBATwitter #WholeNewGame