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Bill Simmons (jokingly?) compares Marcus Smart to Tom Brady

I think he was joking anyway. Maybe he wasn’t.



First of all, when did Ryen Russillo start working out with LaRon Landry?

The Celts-Pats comparison starts at 3:05 and crests with Simmons (I think, jokingly) comparing Marcus Smart to Tom Brady at the 3:55 mark.

Still, Smart is averaging 7-3-3-1 in his first year for a Boston team that’s flirting with the playoffs. To throw out a comp we’re all familiar with (though probably not a great one in terms of position), here’s how that compares to Tony Allen’s rookie season:

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Tom Brady, he is not, but with a superstar leading him, I think Marcus Smart has a chance to be a good player on a great playoff team someday.

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