Celtics, Marcus Smart’s agent reportedly engaged in contract talks

Smart is a restricted free agent.

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Marcus Smart gestures in the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers. –Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and restricted free agent Marcus Smart’s agent, Happy Walters, are “seriously engaged” in contract talks, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday.

According to Wojnarowski, the deal is in the four-year, $46-50 million range. Smart has only received a $6 million qualifying offer from Boston, but told ESPN’s Jackie MacMullan’s he thinks he’s worth “more than $12-14 million” per year.

Related: Everything that has been reported on Marcus Smart’s free agency this offseason


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