July 6, 2019, 10:57 pmZhaire SmithSG, Philadelphia Sixers
Zhaire Smith notched 14 points on 4-of-9 shooting, adding four boards, two treys, one assist and one steal in 24 minutes on Saturday vs. the Celtics in Summer League.
Smith's rookie season was marred by a foot injury that eventually required surgery that sidelined him for much of 2018-19. To add injury to more injury, the rookie also experienced a strong allergic reaction to something he ate after he recovered from surgery. Yes, it was a rough season for sure. Smith has the makings of a talented scorer but will need to take his baby steps now, during his sophomore season. Keep an eye on him in the preseason.