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Russ Smith proving believers right

Russ Smith

Former University of Louisville All-American guard Russ Smith received a guaranteed contract from the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Rick Pitino describes that it is now time for Smith to forget his doubters and focus on proving his supporters right.

Former University of Louisville guard Russ Smith has been proving people wrong for as long as he can remember. From his days at playing high school ball in Queens, N.Y., where he led the Catholic league in scoring for two consecutive seasons, to developing from a freshman that played less than 100 total minutes into a consensus All-American as a senior, Smith has always proven that he has what...

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