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Celtics guard Marcus Smart injures hand hitting picture frame

/ 10:45 AM January 27, 2018

Kyrie Irving #11, Marcus Smart #36 and Jayson Tatum #0 of the Boston Celtics get back on defense after during a 108-107 Los Angeles Lakers win at Staples Center on January 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

BOSTON — Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart will miss about two weeks after cutting his right hand hitting a picture frame.

Smart apologized to his teammates, coaches and fans on Twitter on Friday afternoon, saying, “I feel like I let all y’all down.”

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The Celtics said Smart returned to Boston after the injury to his right hand “from a non-basketball incident” before Wednesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Smart says he will learn from it and come back better.

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Smart is averaging 10 points and a career-high 4.7 assists this season, his fourth in Boston. He missed a potential winning shot against the Lakers on Tuesday night, then did not play against the Clippers on Wednesday.

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