DALLAS – Dallas Mavericks rookie point guard Dennis Smith Jr. was selected to compete for the U.S. Team in the 2018 Mountain Dew Kickstart Rising Stars at All-Star 2018 in Los Angeles.
Smith (6-3, 195) holds averages of 14.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 0.97 steals and 28.4 minutes per game in 39 games (all starts) for Dallas this season. He ranks second on the Mavericks in scoring, assists and steals per game. Among rookie leaders, Smith ranks fifth in scoring, 10th in rebounding, fourth in assists, fifth in steals and seventh in minutes per game.
The game will be played at the Staples Center in L.A. on Friday, Feburary. 16, and will air live on TNT at 8 p.m. CT.
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