Russ Smith

Russ Smith (MEM) – “Russdiculous”

Russ Smith (Fernando Medina:Getty Images)
(Fernando Medina/Getty Images)


Point Guard: 6’0, 165 lbs; 2nd year, Louisville | Career: 2.5 points/game, 0.7 assists/game, 32% FG

Russ Smith: a college star with mostly D-League experience thus far; diminutive size is a problem but Smith showed off a nice feel for the game during Summer League; fearless going to the basket – won’t be deterred until he gets off a clean look; has ROCKS – razzle dazzle attack could make Walt “Clyde” Frazier run out of colorful phrases; potential backup PG in Memphis

DOG Status: UnderDOG


NBA Role: change of pace PG

Signature Move: behind the back, lay-up