Dennis Smith Jr. says injured knee is better, that he'll "be back soon"
Fayetteville's Dennis Smith Jr., who hurt his left knee Sunday night in the semifinals of the adidas Nations Global event in California, sat out Team...Tuesday August 4, 2015Rawle Alkins Drops 26, Wins MVP as Team Rose Wins adidas Nations Championship
Rawle Alkins scored 18 of his 26 points in the second half Monday night as Team Rose beat Team Wall, 113-93, to win the adidas...Monday August 3, 2015Dennis Smith Jr.'s injured knee has full range of motion, no swelling
Fayetteville's Dennis Smith Jr. and his Team Wall squad beat Team Lillard 117-73 on Sunday night to advance to the championship game of the Adidas...Monday August 3, 2015Knee injury sidelines Dennis Smith Jr. in adidas Nations Global semifinal victory
Fayetteville's Dennis Smith Jr. and his Team Wall squad beat Team Lillard 117-73 on Sunday to advance to the championship game of the adidas Nations...Monday August 3, 2015Dennis Smith Jr. performing well at adidas Nations Global event in California
Playing for Team Wall at the adidas Nations Global event in Garden Grove, California, Fayetteville's Dennis Smith Jr. averaged 18.5 points, 7.8 assists, 6.5 rebounds...Monday August 3, 2015Could NC State be the landing spot for the next five-star tandem of Dennis Smith and Edrice Adebayo?
NC State appears to be leading in the race for the services of five-star point guard Dennis Smith, Jr. and five-star power forward Bam Adebayo...Wednesday July 29, 20152016 recruiting class the most decorated in N.C. history
Rising seniors Harry Giles, Dennis Smith Jr. and Edrice Adebayo are responsible for giving North Carolina a basketball recruiting class with the highest profile in...Tuesday July 28, 2015Duke, Kentucky Offer Wenyen Gabriel
Wenyen Gabriel, a 6-foot-9, 190-pound forward in the Class of 2016, received a scholarship offer from Duke on Monday. Gabriel, who attends Wilbraham & Monson...Monday July 27, 2015Dennis Smith, Edrice Adebayo in adidas Uprising semifinals
Team Loaded North Carolina, with Fayetteville's Dennis Smith Jr. as its point guard, reached the adidas Uprising Summer Championships' 17U Gold bracket semifinals with a...Sunday July 26, 2015Kwe Parker down to Wake Forest, FSU, Florida and Rutgers
Class of 2016 guard Kwe Parker plans to make a college decision in the near future after narrowing his options to Wake Forest, Florida State,...Wednesday July 22, 2015N.C. boasts strong crop of basketball talent in 2016 recruiting class
The N.C. high school boys’ basketball recruiting class of 2016 is especially strong. Three of the top eight recruits in the ESPN Top 100 are...Saturday July 18, 2015Dennis Smith Cuts List to Six Schools
Dennis Smith Jr., a 6-foot-3 2016 point guard from Fayetteville (N.C.) Trinity Christian, has cut his list to Kentucky, North Carolina, Louisville, Duke, Wake Forest...Friday July 17, 2015Kentucky offers scholarship to Dennis Smith Jr.
Class of 2016 point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has long-standing scholarship offers from most of the colleges he is seriously considering. There haven't been many...Thursday July 16, 2015Dennis Smith, Edrice Adebayo conclude play at Adidas Uprising Gauntlet Finale
North Carolina's Team Loaded, which has a roster that includes in-state standouts Dennis Smith Jr. and Edrice Adebayo, lost twice Thursday and was eliminated from...Friday July 10, 2015Dennis Smith Jr. shines at Adidas Uprising Gauntlet Series event
Fayetteville point guard Dennis Smith Jr., a rising senior at Trinity Christian School, is playing for North Carolina's Team Loaded at the final Adidas Uprising...Friday July 10, 2015Dennis Smith shines at Stephen Curry camp, heads next to adidas Gauntlet
Fayetteville point guard Dennis Smith Jr. has a big week ahead in Atlanta, but let's rewind first to the show he put on in front...Saturday July 4, 2015Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum on U19 team; Top 100 Camp begins
The National Basketball Players Association Top 100 Camp began Wednesday in Charlottesville, Virginia. Fayetteville's Dennis Smith Jr., who appeared at the camp last year, isn't...Wednesday June 17, 2015Updated ESPN Class of 2016 Basketball Recruiting Rankings
ESPN has expanded its Class of 2016 recruiting rankings from 60 to 100 players. Harry Giles checks in at No. 1. Other players being recruited...Wednesday June 10, 2015How Harrison Barnes learned to stop worrying and let the game come to him
Throughout his career, from high school to UNC to the NBA, it hasn’t always been easy for Harrison Barnes to relax and let the game...Wednesday June 10, 2015On the bench with Coach Dean Smith
From 1985 to 1987, Coach Dean Smith entrusted Adam Fleishman ’87 ’91 (M.B.A.) to manage Carolina basketball teams that included Tar Heel greats Kenny Smith,...Thursday June 4, 2015