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Marcus Smart Tests Positive for Coronavirus

NBA: Utah Jazz at Boston Celtics

Former Oklahoma State star and Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart announced on Twitter on Thursday night that he tested positive for coronavirus. Smart becomes the 10th NBA player to announce he has tested positive for the virus.

Here is the video of Smart’s announcement on Twitter:

Smart followed it up with a final note.


Smart, 26, is in his sixth NBA season and brings solid defense to the team and has become a three-point threat. At Oklahoma State, Smart was the Big 12 Player of the Year in 2013, also the Big 12 Freshman of the Year that same season, was named a 2x All-Big 12 selection and a Second-Team All-American in 2013.

The other players who have tested positive for the virus are Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell of Utah, Christian Wood of Detroit, Kevin Durant and three other members of the Brooklyn Nets, two members of the Lakers, and now Smart.

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