Galatasaray adds scoring guard Smith

Jul 27, 2016 by Euroleague.net Print
Galatasaray adds scoring guard Smith
Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul added depth and fire power to its backcourt by inking playmaker Russ Smith to a one-year deal, the club announced Wednesday. Smith (1.83, 25 years old) arrives from Delaware of the D-League, where he averaged 28.1 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists in 21 games last season. He started the 2015-16 season with Iowa also of the D-League and also played for Memphis of the NBA before joining Delaware. Smith has also played for New Orleans of the NBA and Fort Wayne of the D-League, so he is set to make his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut with Galatasaray next season. Smith had a brilliant college career with the University of Louisville, helping it win the NCAA Tournament title in 2013 and reaching its final four in 2012.