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Moments after Monday's national championship game, Russ Smith Sr. said that his son, Louisville guard Russ Smith Jr., will leave school early to enter the NBA Draft.
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The father of Russ Smith says the Louisville junior guard will leave school to enter the NBA draft.
Russ Smith Sr. said the Cardinals' leading scorer ''did it all'' during his college career that culminated with Louisville's 82-76 victory over Michigan Monday night for the NCAA championship. That title, two Big East and an all-conference first-team selection...
College basketball statistical guru Ken Pomeroy has named Russ Smith the 2013 kenpom.com Player of the Year award. This is the third year of the annual award. Michigan State’s Draymond won the award in 2012 and Jared Sullinger of Ohio State was the award in 2011. Click here to read more about how the KenPom ratings are compiled.
Here is an excerpt from KenPom.com.
It is my honor...
Just wait until J.R. Smith T’s up Joey Crawford. It only a matter of when.
Who to believe?
Russ Smith, who says he is undecided about whether he will enter the NBA draft? His dad who says Russ is gone?
Or Rick Pitino who says it is 50-50 whether Smith will return to play basketball at the University of Louisville next season?
Gorgui Dieng, who doesn’t seem at all to be infatuated by the NBA and its riches, and indicates that he is happy here?
The day after arguably the greatest day in Louisville sports history, one of the saddest things to ever take place has happened. Russ “Basedking” Smith has decided that he will forgo his senior season in Louisville and enter into the NBA Draft.
If you have followed my post this year, you know how much I love and adore Russ Smith. He is and always will be my favorite Louisville...
Following Louisville’s national championship victory over Michigan on Monday night, Russ Smith Sr. informed Michael Rosenberg of Sports Illustrated that his son will enter the NBA Draft and not return for his senior season.
“I told him, ‘Man, this is how you go out,’” Smith Sr. tells SI.com. “All the people who doubted you since high school, you proved them wrong. You...
Tweet Michigan is up 38-37 over Louisville at halftime of the NCAA men’s basketball national championship, thanks in large part to the hot shooting of freshman guard Spike Albrecht (6-7 FG, 4-4 3-pt, 17 pts). But this highlight is courtesy of classmate Mitch McGary, who blocked Cardinals guard Russ Smith at one end then [...]
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First of all, props to Melo for winning Eastern Conference Player of the Week honors. If you’re keeping track, that’s back-to-back weeks that a Knicks player has been named Eastern Conference Player of the Week. J.R. Smith wore the crown last week.
And to further stunt on the league, Melo’s jersey outsold...
Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was out and about in New York on Monday. The running back hit the city to film “Ink Master” and it appeared he was super excited about it.
Up early in NYC to start filming for ink master
— Chris Johnson (@ChrisJohnson28) April 8, 2013
Man I’m on my lunch break in NY for the filming of ink master bored so I’m on tweeter straight...
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Knicks 125 Thunder 120
Just in case the NBA world wasn’t convinced that the Knicks were contenders, a huge 125-120 win over the 56-21 Thunder has hopefully convinced them.
It wasn’t an easy win, nor was it New York’s best outing (especially defensively), but when a clutch basket was needed, they came through.
At the half, the Knicks had opened up a...
With their recent victories against the Heat, Celtics, Thunder and Grizzlies, the New York Knicks are back in the spotlight. Coming off of a brutal West Coast trip and a 4-game losing streak, the Knicks have turned it around and compiled a 13-game winning streak. While the Knicks have played a great team-game, the team has relied on bonafide superstar Carmelo Anthony. Through his...
Any attempts to doubt the legitimacy of the New York Knicks recent winning streak sound nothing short of idiotic by this point. The Knicks went into Oklahoma City in an enormous game for both teams in what was a potential NBA Finals preview and pulled out their 12th straight victory, 125-120. They have now hit 50 wins for the first time since 1999, basically wrapped up the Atlantic...