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Celtics’ Marcus Smart tests positive for coronavirus

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United States Marcus Smart shoots a free throw against Australia during their exhibition basketball game in Melbourne, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019.

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Boston Celtics point guard Marcus Smart announced on Thursday that he had tested positive for COVID-19.

Smart was tested five days ago and said he is not exhibiting any symptoms.

The Celtics on Thursday also announced via social media that a player had tested positive for the virus after being exposed to a known positive case.

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