Dennis Smith Jr. Says Pace Biggest Adjustment From College To NBA Game | ESPN

Dallas Mavericks rookie Dennis Smith Jr. says pace is the biggest adjustment from playing college basketball to NBA and discusses what he looked to improve before his big performance against the Phoenix Suns.

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  • Someone tell me the story behind this guy. As good as he is, why hasn't there been much talk about him?

  • Him and Harrison Barnes are going to be great together.

  • I am wondering how the fuck this kid was that late as a pick ? He was incredible in nc state

  • Stoic Demeanor



  • Best in the draft and is rookie of the year

  • Fayetteville's Finest 😤💯

  • looks like noris cole

  • Stay healthyyyyyy

  • This rookie of the Year right here 💯

  • He looks similar to Le'Veon bell

  • His demeanor reminds me of Damian Lillard.

  • Him and dwayne bacon are the two steals of the draft!

  • Why does he have a southern accent lmao

  • dude needs to fix his teeth

  • ROY I'm calling it now

  • I hope everybody is healthy in Dallas, they would make a good run this season with Barnes and Matthews in the wing. Of course, Dennis Smith Jr. at the guard and Seth Curry + Yogi + Bare as the rotation. What concerns me though would be their rebounding, I've yet to hear any news with Noel.

  • Im even impressed with his ability to pay attention. Super focused on the interviewer and gives insightful thoughts easily.

  • Call me crazy but I think DSJ has a good chance of averaging near a triple double in his rookie year… Points will be there, and in Carlisle's offense with Dirk and Noel setting picks, as well as shooters, and another scorer in Barnes, Smith will pick up assists, and Dallas in general is not a good rebounding team, so Smith could very well be racking up easy boards. I'm not saying it's gonna happen, but I wouldn't be surprised..

  • You can tell he's humble and about his business. that Aaron Gordon dunk was sick too

  • He gonna be another D Rose

  • dennis smith for president

  • The only thing stopping this kid from becoming a superstar will be if his knees can hold up go how extremely violent most all of his landings are from jumping so high. You can tell the impact he makes right away. He made Dunn look like another summer league player and Dunn has had a year in the league after being a top pick. Sometimes it's better to get lucky and Dallas needed it because this kid with Nkitlina in NY would have been unreal. Grateful that NY let Phil Jackson ruin another draft on his way out the door.

  • The hybrid of Westbrook and drose

  • Yea, He's gonna have Juice in a few years. Dude oozes greatness. Stay humble and healthy fella.

  • He looks like Kyle Lowry

  • A sleeper, damn.

  • For some reason I didn't fuck wit him in high school idk y, but as soon as he got in college I was like damn……. he kinda fye! lol