Smart (calf) supplied 19 points (4-6 FG, 3-5 3Pt, 8-9 FT), two rebounds, two assists and one block across 21 minutes Thursday in the Celtics' 121-109 loss to the Nets.

Though he came off the bench and was on a minutes restriction in his first game since Jan. 30, Smart finished second on the team in scoring, with his 19 points trailing only Jayson Tatum's 31. The tough-minded guard will likely be restricted for another game or two, but he'll eventually return to a high-minute role as the team's best on-ball defender and distributor.

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