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Celtics guard Marcus Smart proved tougher than the coronavirus (a.k.a. COVID-19). He came down with it, was never symptomatic and announced he had recovered on Sunday.

Now, he'll help battle it with his blood.

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According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Smart will donate his plasma to the National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project, founded by Johns Hopkins immunologist Arturo Casadevall, who brought together experts to form a national network that connects donors, patients, and their doctors. 

Last week, the Federal Drug Administration authorized drug use of convalescent COVID-19 plasma for patients infected with the virus that has swept the world and led to the pandemic. 

Click here for more information about the project.