Marcus Smart shut down for rest of FIBA World Cup

by Shaan Hoda | Celtics Correspondent | Thu, Sep 12th 12:57am EDT

Marcus Smart has reportedly been shut down for Team USA's final two games at the FIBA World Cup. He underwent X-rays on a left knuckle injury that came back negative. However, Smart is dealing with hand soreness as well as a calf strain, which effectively led to him ending his participation for Team USA. (

Fantasy Impact:

This is most likely the right path for Smart to take, as he should be fully prepared for training camp in a few weeks.

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