Veteran Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart decided he wanted to pay things forward after basketball put him in a position to do so almost a decade ago, so the Flower Mound native started the Young Game Changer organization. “I started it about nine years ago to help find a cure for cancer and to mentor the city’s youth,” shared Smart in a recent interview with CLNS Media’s Bobby Manning.
“Really, for me the goal is just to give families and people who are going through a stressful, unfortunate situation … the hope that they are looking for and that they need at that moment,” added the Celtics floor general.
Speaking at a Young Game Changer pop-up store event, Smart broke down the origin and focus of his organization to CLNS.
To hear more about it, be sure to check out the clip embedded above.
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