Celtics first round pick Marcus Smart has had a busy summer so far and it won’t be slowing down anytime soon. According to a report from Yahoo! Sports, the rookie guard will take part in Team USA Basketball training camp which will be coming up later this month in Las Vegas.
Among USA Basketball Select Team invitees to Las Vegas, sources tell Yahoo. Marcus Smart, Doug McDermott, Victor Oladipo, Tobias Harris.
Smart’s effort on the defensive end of the floor will make sure the Team USA backcourt get a real workout in their preparation for the World Championship next month. We’ll be tracking his participation from Vegas right here on the Hub.
In some housekeeping news, the Celtics officially dealt away Kris Humphries today in a sign-and-trade. The team received a protected second round pick (which will likely turn into nothing) as well as a trade exception.