Former Louisville star Russ Smith scores 81 points in Chinese NBL game

Russ Smith, who was a star player for the Louisville Cardinals from 2010-14, dropped 81 points in a Chinese NBL game on Wednesday.Sportando broke down how Smith generated that gaudy total, along with sharing the rest of his stat line. Kobe Bryant would be proud.Smith last played in the states during the 2015-16 season. He’s been blowing up overseas playing with Luoyang, with his...
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July 05, 2017  |  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 own...
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May 23, 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...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

5 reasons why the Louisville Cardinals will prevail

Rick Pitino and John Calipari face off in Friday night’s Battle of the Bluegrass.   5 reasons why the Louisville Cardinals will prevail 1. Montrezl Harrell. In the Wildcats’ 73-66 victory on December 28th, Chane Behanan had yet to be dismissed from the team. Behanan played 20 minutes without making a shot or attempting a free throw. The seven rebounds he snared were his lone contribution...
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Complete AAC Tournament preview for top teams

Complete AAC Tournament preview for top teamsThe exciting thing about the 2014 American Athletic Conference Tournament is that it is the inaugural tournament. No history to look at for this tourney in Memphis, just good teams fighting to be able to say they were the first American Athletic Conference Tournament Champion. Another intriguing thing about this tourney is that it is really...
March 12, 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 Big East play...
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Russ Smith dunks on Julius Randle

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December 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Keep Doubting Russ Smith. You’ll Be Sorry

Louisville guard Russ Smith was easily one of the best guards in the country last year. For some reason, people seem to forget that. His meltdown in the six overtime loss to Notre Dame and his poor play in the National Championship is apparently the only thing some folks remember about Smith in 2012-13. If you take away those two performances, Russ Smith was easily a candidate for...
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August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Russ Smith May Have Added A Few Inches To His Vertical

Russ Smith was one of the multiple current and future Louisville Cardinals that participate in the Adidas Nations camp in Long Beach, CA. Russ’ team claimed the championship of the tournament that took place between the college counselors at the camp. Smith went up against his future backcourt mate Chris Jones in the championship game and led his team with 23-points on 16-shots....
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Russ Smith Steals The Show In Estonia

Instead of meeting the President of the United States earlier this week with his teammates, Louisville guard Russ Smith was in Estonia preparing to play for the East Coast All Stars in the annual Four Nation’s Cup. The team had a scrimmage on Tuesday and had their first contest on Thursday morning against Belarus. As you could expect, Russ played very well and was the star of the...
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July 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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