ISH SMITH

Info: 6-0, 175 pounds, 25 years old

NBA seasons: 4 (1 with Suns)

2013-14 numbers: 14.4 mpg, 3.7 ppg, 2.6 apg, 42.3 FG%


BEST GAME OF THE SEASON

Feb. 21 vs. San Antonio: Smith tormented the Spurs off the bench, racing his way to 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting to go along with seven rebounds, four assists, two blocks and two steals while committing just a single turnover in 31 minutes of play.

Goran Dragic is a cheerful guy. He’s a star without the ego, complete with a half-glass-full attitude while never getting irritated by long interview sessions or surprise autograph requests.

He’s even good-natured about holding grudges.

But he does hold them.

“People back home, when I went to the NBA, said ‘he’s going to come back home soon. He’s not good enough,’” he said with a smile. “This season that we’re only going to win 16 games, that we’re going to tank it and try to get better picks.”

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