Marcus Smart and the Celtics are losses away from elimination. Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Marcus Smart blew up on his teammates after the Boston Celtics blew a double-digit lead in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Thursday night in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Boston led by 17 in the second quarter and 13 at halftime against Miami. The Celtics held a five-point lead with around five minutes left in the game and lost 106-101 to the Miami Heat.

According to NBA reporters, Smart was heard screaming in the Celtics’ locker room after the loss.

“Marcus Smart is screaming in the #Celtics locker room and there is a bunch of arguing going on. Smart comes out say ‘y’all on that bulls—!’ Team is imploding. Smart is in bathroom and there is still screaming coming from locker room,” the Boston Globe’s Gary Washburn tweeted.

ESPN’s Malika Andrews also tweeted about Smart’s blowup.

Both Washburn and Andrews said they could hear items being thrown in the locker room.

Boston lost a tight contest to Miami in overtime in Game 1 on Tuesday. The Celtics, who have fallen behind 2-0 in the playoff series against a tough team, had a very good chance to even the series. It’s easy to see why they would be so frustrated after the game.

Getting heated after a game is nothing new for Smart, but the circumstances surrounding this incident are especially painful.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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