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Smith leads Grizzlies past Rockets, 92-89

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Russ Smith scored 12 points, Jeff Green and Courtney Lee added 11 apiece and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Houston Rockets 92-89 on Tuesday night in the preseason opener for both teams. Brandan Wright, signed by Memphis in the offseason, scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting. Trevor Ariza led the Rockets with 12 points, while James Harden added 11, going 4 for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Has Created An Instagram Account For His Cat, Mr Quackers

I just met Russdiculous and he's going to take some getting used too !!
Via The Cardinal Connect
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Russ Smith’s Contract With The Grizzlies Is Now Guaranteed

Photo: Memphis GrizzliesIf the Memphis Grizzlies were looking to get rid of Russ Smith they have officially missed their opportunity. Technically, the Grizzlies could still waive/cut Russ, but at this point they’d still have to pay him. Russ was guaranteed $150,000 if he wasn’t waived before July 15th, 2015. He made it through that deadline, but there was a second cut date of...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reviewing The Orlando Summer League

The 2015 Orlando Summer League wrapped up on Friday with the Memphis Grizzlies winning the championship over the Orlando Magic White squad in double overtime. RealGM's All-Tournament Team Russ Smith, Memphis Grizzlies STATS: 5 GP, 14.8 PPG, 6.2 APG, 3.2 SPG Memphis won the Orlando Summer League behind the play of Smith, who had the game-winning floater in double overtime to...
Via RealGM - NBA
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic White downed in sudden-death OT of summer league title game

The Orlando Magic White squad lost to the Memphis Grizzlies 75-73 in sudden death double overtime of the Orlando Summer League championship game Friday afternoon. Russ Smith, who hit a game-winner against the Magic Blue squad earlier in the week, scored on a jumper with 8:37 remaining to give the Grizzlies the victory. "The play was to get the ball to Jordan [Adams] and run through...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Trolled Louisville And Russ Smith On Instagram, Smith Responded With Picture Of His Rings

Anthony Davis and Russ Smith may be teammates on the New Orleans Pelicans now, but the Kentucky-Louisville animosity never goes away. Davis posted a photo on Instagram from his Kentucky playing days, when he blocked a Smith shot. Of course, Smith was an incredibly accomplished player in his own right, and wasn’t about to take that lying down, so he responded with a picture of his...
Via College Spun
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith’s NBA Contract Details Revealed

Jamie Rhodes | USA Today Sports Just a week after being drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans with the 47th overall pick, Rick Pitino confirmed that Russ Smith had signed a guaranteed contract. Considering all of Smith’s collegiate accolades it wouldn’t be fair to say that the guaranteed contract was a surprise, however most players that are taken late in the second round don...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Scores 20 & Dishes Game Winning Assist In Summer League Debut

Former Louisville super star Russ Smith made his professional debut with the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday evening in the NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League. After somewhat of a sluggish start, Smith did exactly what you would expect of him. The former Card provided instant offense and was able to lead his team to a come from behind victory, including a game winning assist. Smith was...
Via The Cardinal Connect
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Russ Smith, Now Anthony Davis’ Teammate In New Orleans, Jokes About How Many Shots Of His Kentucky Big Man Blocked

Anthony Davis and Russ Smith played collegiately at schools that hate each other–Kentucky and Louisville, respectively–but the former NCAA stars are now teammates in the NBA.  Smith, the former Louisville guard picked in the second round of the 2014 NBA Draft by the Pelicans, joins Davis, the former Kentucky big man selected No. 1 overall in 2012, in New Orleans.  Today, Smith...
Via College Spun
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New Orleans Pelicans: Pelicans Draft Grades

Round 2, Pick 17: Russ Smith – PG – Louisville - Going into Thursday night’s draft, the Pelicans didn’t have many glaring needs – however, with the looming unrestricted free agency of Anthony Morrow, a player who could provide floor spacing and instant points off of the bench was needed. They were able to wait until 3/4th’s of the draft was already complete to find that...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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