Big Russ relieved that Russ Smith is on a team where he can play his style of basketball

07/05/2017 07:00 PM

Louisville basketball fans have known for a long time that Russ Smith is one of the most dynamic scorers to ever wear a Cardinals jersey. It is now the other parts of the world that are finally getting to see him in action.

Smith recently signed with a professional team in China, playing in the NBL’s second tier, and in his first five games has put up some Russdiculous numbers. Smith is averaging over 61 points per game, and this morning netted an incredible 81 points in his teams victory.

Smith’s father, Russ Smith sr. joined the show today and said watching his son flourish on a team that lets him play his unique style of basketball is a serious relief.

Garrett Moore

Garrett is a Sports Producer for Spectrum News. He is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State and got his start as a sports photographer. He now produces Sports Night, the state’s only nightly show dedicated to in-depth coverage of all sports in Kentucky. Sports Night airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Outside the station, Garrett enjoys golfing, hiking, fishing, and prides himself on being all-in as a sports spectator. He won a gift card for playing an air guitar in the student section during an MTSU basketball game. Follow Garrett on Twitter @SportsNightGM for real-time sports updates or if you just want to see the shenanigans that go on behind the scenes in getting Sports Night on the air.

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