Russ Smith Scores 81 Points in a Chinese NBL Game

Rivea RuffContributorJuly 5, 2017

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05:  Russ Smith attends the 7th Annual Fillies & Stallions Kentucky Derby Party hosted by Black Rock Thoroughbreds and sponsored by Patron at Mellwood Arts & Entertainment Center on May 5, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Nich
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Former Louisville standout Russ Smith is dominating the Chinese National Basketball League.  

In his most recent outing with Luoyang, Smith—who last played in the U.S. with the NBA G League's Delaware 87ers—scored 81 points. That included 25 made field goals, 10 of which came from the three-point line:

To date, his lowest scoring total in a Chinese league game has been 42 points. 

Stats like these might just make the NBA take notice. 

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