Dennis Smith Jr.

Could Dennis Smith Jr. revive his career in Charlotte?

With the Charlotte Hornets having a clear need for point guard depth, former lottery pick Dennis Smith Jr. could be a name to watch. Coming out of North Carolina State University, Smith Jr. was a highly-touted point guard prospect who drew comparisons to Russell Westbrook and John Wall. Expectations were high when Smith Jr. was selected 9th overall by the Dallas Mavericks in the 2017 NBA draft. However, his career averages of 10.7 points, 4.2 assists, and 2.9 rebounds so far show that that things have not exactly panned out.
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Dennis Smith Jr. hosting private workout for NBA teams

Chris Haynes of Yahoo! Sports reported on Sunday that former lottery pick Dennis Smith Jr. will hold a private workout in Las Vegas this week in front of approximately ten NBA teams. Smith, 24, remains unsigned after spending last year with the Portland Trail Blazers. He was the No. 7...

'He loves Fayetteville': NBA's Dennis Smith Jr. returns home to host basketball camp

One by one, kids stopped to take a photo and share a moment with Dennis Smith Jr. on Wednesday morning inside the gym at E.E. Smith High School. Eleven-year-old Carter Edge, 12-year-old Zion Wells and Brenton Basnight – who celebrated his 11th birthday Tuesday – were among the roughly 100 campers waiting to get a glimpse of Smith, the Fayetteville native who just completed his fifth season in the NBA.
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Dennis Smith Jr.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date for Dennis Smith Jr., 64, who died on April 23, 2022. He is survived by his wife, Juanita LeBlanc Smith; son, Dennis Smith III; daughters, Jaclyn Alleman, Mrs. Josh (Magan) Guilbeaux) and Mrs. Jeremy (Kayla) Fontenot); 12 grandchildren; nine brothers and nine sisters.

Boston Celtics Rumors: Celtics Signing Dennis Smith Jr. To Fill Their Roster Before NBA Playoffs?

Boston Celtics rumors revolve around what the Celtics need to do to make sure they follow the roster rules in the NBA. The Celtics have 2 roster spots they need to fill for the rest of the season and could one of those spots be filled by Dennis Smith Jr.? Smith was extremely efficient during his time with the Portland Trail Blazers, but his injury status led to him being let go. He could be a really nice addition to a Celtics roster poised to make a playoff run. Chat Sports host Harrison Graham examines Smith’s impact in today’s video.

Dallas Mavericks Rumors: Dennis Smith Jr. To Return To Mavericks After Being Waived By Trailblazers?

Dallas Mavericks rumors as the 2021-22 NBA season gets set to resume after the NBA All-Star break surround Dennis Smith Jr. and his potential return to the Mavs. Smith was waived by the Portland Trailblazers after playing in 37 games during the season, and is out for multiple weeks after suffering an elbow injury that has kept him sidelined. Would a reunion with friends Luka Doncic and Dorian Finney-Smith help get Smith’s career back on track after being the 9th overall pick in the 2017 NBA Draft?

Trail Blazers promote Trendon Watford, waive Dennis Smith Jr.

The Trail Blazers reached an agreement on a deal with rookie forward Trendon Watford that will promote him from his two-way contract to the 15-man roster and give him a new four-year contract, reports ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski (via Twitter). According to Wojnarowski, Portland will waive guard Dennis Smith Jr....

Blazers Waive Dennis Smith Jr.

The Portland Trail Blazers will waive Dennis Smith Jr., who is out for three to four weeks with a partial tear in the UCL of his elbow. Smith averaged 5.6 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 17.2 minutes over 37 games with the Blazers this season. The transaction will...