|Oct. 18 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET2:53 GMT10:53 7:53 PM MST9:53 PM EST6:53 UAE (+1)04:5322:53 ET9:53 PM CTNaN:� - Dennis Smith Jr. scored 16 points Wednesday, going 6 of 12 from the field, as the Dallas Mavericks lost to the Atlanta Hawks 117-111. Smith Jr. grabbed three rebounds and had 10 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 29:54 on the floor. Smith Jr. went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Smith scored his first NBA points on an alley-oop dunk to open the Dallas scoring and finished with an impressive double-double. He looked extremely smooth running an offense and it's clear Smith is going to get all kinds of playing time and every opportunity to score. Smith is definitely one rookie to keep an eye on. Smith is the first Dallas rookie to start an opener since 34-year-old teammate Devin Harris in 2004.
|Oct. 4 8:55 PM PT9:55 PM MT10:55 PM CT11:55 PM ET3:55 GMT11:55 8:55 PM MST10:55 PM EST7:55 UAE (+1)05:5523:55 ET10:55 PM CTNaN:� - Harrison Barnes scored 17 points, Smith Jr. added 14 and Dallas cruised to its second victory in two preseason games on Wednesday.
Analysis: The Mavericks are expecting big things from Smith this season and he could be one of the top rookies in fantasy leagues this season.
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