RUSS SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Russ Smith sets D-League record with 65 points

Russ Smith is one of the better players to come out of Louisville in the last few years, but he just hasn’t found his footing in the NBA just yet. However, he might find himself on an NBA roster very shortly after his performance for the D-League’s Delaware 87ers Wednesday night. Smith scored a D-League single-game record 65 points in a 140-129 loss to the Canton Charge. The...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Russ Smith sets a D-League scoring record, but loses the game

Russ Smith had a hell of a game on Wednesday night, albeit with a couple caveats. First, it was a NBADL game. Second, his team lost.Still, it's a pretty impressive feat to score 65 points in any game. The former Louisville Cardinals star is playing now for the Delaware 87ers, the D-League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers. The 87ers lost 140-129 to the Canton Charge in Smith's...
Via Fox Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville Guard Anton Gill’s Surprising Night Shocked Former Cards Star Russ Smith

Louisville moved on to the Elite Eight tonight by virtue of a 75-65 win over N.C. State at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. The Cards received a major lift off the bench from sophomore guard Anton Gil, who produced seven points (on 3-of-3 shooting), two steals and an assist. Gill’s performance came out of nowhere. He had not scored in a game since a 14-point outburst against Florida...
Via College Spun
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Had A Very Strong Showing During Thursday’s Workout With The Clippers

Pete Cautilli | The Cardinal Connect With the 2014 NBA Draft just a little over a month away, the majority of the draft hopefuls have began working out with NBA teams to showcase their talent. Former Louisville star Russ Smith was a part of the Los Angeles mini combine on Thursday. [Clippers Mini-Combine Rosters] Smith had a solid showing at last week’s NBA combine. He held his...
Via The Cardinal Connect
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

FedEx Lost Louisville’s Russ Smith’s National Championship Game Jersey, Guard Is Extremely Upset

Russ Smith’s national championship game jersey is missing, and FedEx is apparently to blame. The former Louisville shooting guard was presented with the framed jersey on the Cardinal’s senior night. It was getting shipped to Smith’s New York barber shop, but when it arrived, the glass and frame were cracked. So FedEx told Smith to ship it back, jersey included. FedEx has now...
Via College Spun
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith says FedEx lost his championship jersey

A jersey won by Russ Smith in the University of Louisville’s 2013 NCAA basketball championship game has disappeared and some people at Federal Express are catching some heat. The jersey was in a frame delivered by Fed Ex to Russ Smith, Sr. in New York but the glass was broken. Smith filed a claim, and was told to return the frame, which he returned with the No. 2 jersey still inside...
Via Louisville Card Game
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rick Pitino seems frustrated with Russ Smith

Louisville coach Rick Pitino and his star senior guard Russ Smith have always had a complicated relationship. While Smith has played a key role in much of the Cardinals’ success over the past few seasons, which included a national championship last year, Pitino has always been very vocal about Smith’s decision-making abilities on the court. After all, he did coin the term ...
Via College Spun
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Russ Smith, Louisville Celebrate Game-Winner With Wild Locker Room Celebration

Louisville guard Russ Smith was the hero Saturday afternoon in a pivotal victory for the Cardinals over Cincinnati, hitting the game-winning jumper with three seconds to play. Smith’s shot came after the Bearcats and Cardinals had traded the lead back and forth numerous times in the game’s final few minutes. After the game, Smith and his teammates were understandably excited...
Via College Spun
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Alert: Sound the alarm for the Louisville Cardinals

    Russ Smith Red Alert: Time to Sound the Alarm for the Louisville Cardinals             Around the midpoint of the previous two seasons, the Louisville Cardinals have been rudderless at the beginning of conference play only to eventually straighten the ship with a result of two Final Four appearances and a National Championship.  Last year the defending champs began...
Via isportsweb.com
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russ Smith dunks on Julius Randle

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Via The Kevin Burke Project
December 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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