Smith, Dallas's loftiest selection since 1998 when a draft-night swap with Milwaukee brought in ninth pick Dirk Nowitzki, had 14 points, a game-high six assists and shared the team lead with seven rebounds. He and second-year forward Jaylen Brown will have an opportunity to show their skills against a Trail Blazers Summer League squad highlighted by first-round picks Zach Collins (No. 10) and Caleb Swanigan (No. 26).
Another day, another slew of NBA Summer League games to keep you busy before the work week returns.
Tickets for the 2017 NBA Summer League are on sale now.
Friday, fans flocked to the court to see Lonzo Ball, the Los Angeles rookie, and UCLA alumnus. His best game of the summer league came against the New York Knicks when he scored eight points on 3-of-5 shooting, including 2-of-4 3-pointers.
Tyus was crowned with the 2016 summer league MVP honors on behalf of the Timberwolves.
Some standouts to watch for will include Marcus Paige (North Carolina), Perry Ellis (Kansas), Charles Cooke (Dayton), and Jack Gibbs (Davidson).
Williams was 8-of-15 from the field and 4-of-7 from behind the 3-point line.
This summer marks the 11th MGM Resorts NBA Summer League in Las Vegas appearance for the Wolves (2006-10, 2012-17) where they are 25-30 all-time. The game will be televised on ESPNU. However, Las Vegas has had a long history of sports with special conventions bringing thousands of attendees during the summer months.