The Portland Trail Blazers have announced that Dennis Smith Jr has won the 14th roster spot. The Trail Blazers have guaranteed his contract. They have also waived Marquese Chriss, Patrick Patterson, and Quinn Cook. The 15th roster spot remains open.
Smith Jr was drafted by the Dallas Mavericks with the 9th pick in the 2017 NBA draft. He has also played for the New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons. He has averaged 11.8 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 4.4 assists for his career.