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Former OK State Guard Marcus Smart Going Off On Cowboys Fans Who Want Travis Ford Fired

Former Oklahoma State guard Marcus Smart only played two years of collegiate ball, and seemingly had enough talent around him during his stay. But apparently, his new head coach, Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics, was quoted as implying that Smart was asked to do a bit much during his time in Stillwater. It's somehow led to Smart going on a Twitter rant about Cowboys fans. Here's a quick synopsis:

Monday night, Smart hit 4-of-7 from 3-point range against the Clippers, leading Stevens to comment on why his star guard's shooting percentage at OSU was misleading. Via NBA.com:

“When he takes good shots, he makes them,” Stevens said following Monday’s game. “I think that he was a better shooter than his percentages coming in. I think he was forced to have the ball so late in the clock. … occasionally he’ll settle for that late 3 instead of driving the ball.”

Smart agreed, adding that he was on a team where he was forced to "take a lot of bad shots."

“In college I took a lot of bad shots because I was on a team where I had to take a lot of bad shots,” he explained. “Here, I just have to knock down open shots and take the good ones.”

Smart has clearly gotten some flack for the comment, and is now comparing those who are criticizing him to those who are constantly calling for his former head coach Travis Ford's job.

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It's a complicated backstory, but it's somewhat relevant, given the fact that Oklahoma State has lost three of its past four games. Smart clearly has some issues with Cowboys fans - he seems to believe that there are "no more" than five true fans who will attend games whether the team is winning or losing.