The “smallest guy on the floor” could be joining some giants.
Muggsy Bogues — the 5-foot-3 dynamo who was, and is, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA — is among the first-time candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, along with Rockets legend Tracy McGrady, and gritty Pistons star Ben Wallace. The full list of candidates eligible was unveiled Wednesday.
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Marcus Smart to Undergo Surgery on Thumb, May Return for Playoffs
Celtics guard Marcus Smart will undergo surgery on his thumb today, but there’s hope he can return sometime in the playoffs, league source tells ESPN.
Surgery will be to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb.
Source: Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN