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Tatum has great reaction to Smart's reported extension

Celtics

Reactions to Marcus Smart's new contract extension with the Boston Celtics are pouring in on social media, and one of the veteran guard's teammates is excited about the news.

Reports surfaced Monday night that Smart and the C's have agreed to a four-year extension worth $77 million, which, including the final year of his current deal, means he's signed in Boston through the 2025-26 NBA season.

Celtics forward Jayson Tatum was quick to react to the extension on Twitter, and Smart responded:

Smart also reacted to his new extension with the following tweet:

Teammate Grant Williams shared his excitement for Smart on Twitter as well:

Smart has played seven seasons for the Celtics after they selected him with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. He has become an elite defensive player, the emotional leader of the team and a fan favorite.