Paul Pierce on Marcus Smart: 'I think he does come back with the Celtics'

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Paul Pierce on Marcus Smart: 'I think he does come back with the Celtics'
Paul Pierce on Marcus Smart: 'I think he does come back with the Celtics'

Will Marcus Smart return to the Celtics? “I think he does come back with the Celtics,” retired forward Paul Pierce said on ESPN's “The Jump” Tuesday. Smart, a restricted free agent, is eligible to sign with another team, but — despite reportedly meeting with other clubs — he has yet to field any official offers. There was a report Sunday night regarding the Sacramento Kings' plans to pursue Smart, although an offer sheet has not yet materialized. If Smart does end up signing an offer sheet with a different team, Boston will have the opportunity to match. The problem for Smart, as Pierce explained, is that “the money's dried up.” Most teams do not have the cap space to offer restricted free agents

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