Smith: 'I think I'm ready'

Updated: June 1, 2004, 3:19 PM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
  • Mock Lottery, Mock Draft: See 1,716 potential lottery scenarios

    Also see: Another BIG draft mystery | Team Needs | Who's in, who's out? | Top 10 by position

    LOS ANGELES -- High school phenom J.R. Smith surprised a group of NBA scouts on Thursday when he showed up with several other SFX players and completed a workout for the Nuggets, Lakers, Clippers and Jazz.

    After the workout, Smith told Insider he had hired agents Arn Tellem and Bob Myers and would be forgoing his college eligibility to stay in the draft. Smith had committed to North Carolina before a string of impressive performances at several high school all-star games.


    To continue reading this article you must be an Insider

    Chad Ford | email

    Senior Writer, NBA Insider
  • ALSO SEE