Marcus Smart: After flipping off fan, ‘I kind of lost my train of thought of what was said’

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Marcus Smart flipped off a fan late in the Celtics’ loss to the Bulls on Tuesday.

That earned Smart a $25,000 fine and, of course, some interrogation from the media.

Chris Forsberg of ESPN:

Smart:

Something was said and reacted a little differently than I should have.

What was said? Smart:

To be honest, after it happened, I kind of lost my train of thought of what was said. Can’t really remember.

This is why I said the Celtics shouldn’t just leave this up to the league to handle. They need Smart to channel his passion in a way that he’s remain focused.

It’s a fine line, one Smart doesn’t land on the right side of often enough.