Age: 21 Height: 6-3 Weight: 195 lbs School: North Carolina State
Knicks beat writer Chris Iseman discusses the team's 106-91 win over the Atlanta Hawks. This is a new situation for Dennis Smith Jr. The point guard spent the first year-and-a-half of his NBA career with the Dallas Mavericks, surrounded by veterans. After being traded to the Knicks in the Kristaps
Fayetteville native Dennis Smith Jr., a former NC State star and current New York Knicks point guard, teamed with Under Armour for the big reveal at the Smith Recreation Center.
Dennis Smith Jr. has had a whirlwind season, from being traded from the Dallas Mavericks to the New York Knicks to participating in the dunk contest weeks later. Smith said he had fun in the dunk contest, which included him jumping over rapper J. Cole, despite not winning. Smith said he's adjusting
There were several 50-point dunks on Saturday night, including Diallo's Superman dunk and Dennis Smith Jr.'s dunk with rapper J. Cole.
Hamidou Diallo's big night at the Slam Dunk Contest The highlight of the night was undoubtedly the dunk featuring Shaq, in which Diallo jumped over the seven-footer and landed an incredible elbow dunk. Diallo's three other dunks were solid enough, starting with a left-handed windmill alley-oop from teammate Russell Westbrook. After his finals opponent, New York Knicks guard Dennis Smith Jr., faltered in his first dunk attempt, the Thunder rookie put the competition away with a dunk that brought his eyes clean over the rim, which is something you can do when you have the second-best vertical in the history of the NBA combine.