Since being waived by the Memphis Grizzlies in December of 2915, former UofL guard Russ Smith hasn’t gotten another shot in the NBA. Once you’ve been bounced from the league, it’s not easy to get back in. With that said, Russ has gained national attention over the past week.
Smith is averaging 61.4 points per game in China and scored 81-points in his team’s most recent game. That could only help his chances of getting another look from an NBA team, right?
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