44 NBA prospects from different backgrounds were brought into the Los Angeles Clippers Practice Facility in Playa Vista, California on Wednesday and Thursday to work out for all 30 NBA teams. This group workout, widely known as the Clippers Mini-Combine, was organized by the Brooklyn Nets, Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers, and featured measurements, agility testing, interview sessions and drill-work similar to the NBA Combine in Chicago.
Russ Smith took a major step forward in his final season at Louisville, improving his playmaking skills and becoming a much more efficient all-around player. Will that be enough to land him a spot in the NBA?
Russ Smith of Louisville talks with Jonathan Givony of DraftExpress about playing at the camp, the possibilities of the NBA, what he can bring to a team, what he's learned from coach Rick Pitino, the chances of another national championship, and what he needs to work on to make it to the next level. From the 2013 adidas Nations.