New Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr. came close to making the best play of the entire damn summer league. If this had gone down ...
We know he missed it...but incase YOU missed it...@Dennis1SmithJr #MavsSL17 pic.twitter.com/EgR6NPRGq2— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) July 14, 2017
Smith boasts a 48-inch vertical leap and almost looked like he jumped too high to complete this one, which is an absurd sentence to type.
The problem for the NBA is that Smith can shoot, too. He shot 4-of-8 from behind the arc on Thursday, including this one.
Hotter than fish grease! #MavsSL17 pic.twitter.com/I6bxyWbJLQ— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) July 14, 2017
The matchup was dubbed a Smith vs. De’Aaron Fox showdown, but after Fox quickly left with a minor ankle injury, it turned into a Smith showcase. That was just as thrilling.