There's a new public enemy No. 1 for Toronto Raptors fans.
Shortly after the Boston Celtics booked their ticket to the Eastern Conference finals with a Game 7 win over Toronto on Friday, Marcus Smart trolled Raptors fans on social media by dubbing himself "The King of the North."
Known for his ability to create havoc on the defensive end and sometimes get under his opponents' skin, Smart - who was recently named to the NBA All-Defensive first team - delivered in crucial moments for Boston throughout the second-round series.
After scoring 16 straight points in the fourth quarter to spark the Celtics to a double-digit comeback win in Game 2, the 26-year-old came through again with a clutch rejection at the end of Game 7 to rob Norman Powell of a transition bucket that would have tied the contest late.
Smart is averaging 13.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.2 assists, and 1.3 steals through 11 playoff games.
The Celtics will face the Miami Heat in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday.