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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Articles tagged: Russ Smith

Russ Smith: ‘I don’t understand what I have to do’

Former Louisville star Russ Smith was drafted a lot lower than he had hoped for on Thursday night. The 2014 consensus first team All-American was taken by the Philadelphia 76ers — who then traded him to the New Orleans Pelicans — with the 47th overall pick. Some players would be thrilled just to be drafted,…Read More

Camera guy wipes out on Russ Smith during interview (Video)

Russ Smith had a crowded locker after Louisville’s loss to Kentucky on Friday night. Almost every writer and reporter wanted to talk to Smith, who had just finished playing in his final collegiate game. One cameraman even tried to sit on his lap. Just kidding, but a guy actually did take a spill and drop…Read More

Russ Smith visited Kentucky locker room after loss

Russ Smith saw his senior season come to an abrupt end on Friday night as Louisville lost to Kentucky in the Sweet 16. The eighth-seeded Wildcats gave the Cardinals all they could handle, and free throw shooting and offensive rebounding prevailed down the stretch. Smith was all class after his final collegiate game. Like Coach…Read More

Rick Pitino: Russ Smith doesn’t understand scouting by other teams

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino says there is one more thing star point guard Russ Smith needs to work on to improve his game. Smith shot 3-for-10 and committed 7 turnovers in Louisville’s win over Saint Louis in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday. Quick Rick, talking about Smith’s shaky game, says…Read More

Russ Smith escorts high schooler who was stood up at homecoming

Louisville senior Russ Smith attended a high school basketball game in Kentucky on Friday night, and before he knew it he was part of the show. But this show had nothing to do with his basketball ability. Smith was asked to escort a girl’s freshman basketball player who had been stood up at homecoming. Smith…Read More

Russ Smith throws down nasty dunk against Kentucky (Video)

Russ Smith had an average first half against Kentucky on Saturday, but he showed off his skills with a sick crossover and nasty dunk right before halftime. Smith crossed up Willie Cauley-Stein and then yammed on Julius Randle. Randle shouldn’t feel badly at all about it; he went 7-of-8 in the first half for 17…Read More

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