“It’s hard to hear that and then have them support us. It’s a bit sad and disgusting, “Smart said when admitting that he has heard racist comments at the headquarters of the Celtics, according to a report by journalist Keith Smith of Yahoo Sports.
Marcus Smart on if he's heard Boston fans make racist comments: "Yeah, I've heard it. I've hard a couple of things. It's hard to hear that and then have them support us as players. It's kind of sad and sickening."
— Keith Smith (@KeithSmithNBA) May 27, 2021
The controversial statements that come, just hours after Kyrie Irving spoke on the subject in the preview of the third game of the first-round playoff series between Celtics and Nets.
For his part, the president of the Celtics, Danny Ainge, rejected that this type of behavior can be seen in the games of his teams.
A delicate issue that affects the figures of both teams, although the Boston team must be 100% focused on the game, if it aspires to return in the series that the Nets currently dominate 2-0.