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NC State’s Dennis Smith Jr.: I want to win Rookie of the Year

Dennis Smith Jr. admits he "definitely has a chip on my shoulder," which might be one of his strongest attributes entering this NBA Draft. The 6-foot-3 point guard out of NC State has been linked to the New York Knicks, who own the No. 8 pick in Thursday's draft, and to the Dallas Mavericks, who pick next at No. 9.

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Watch Luke Kennard's surprise after Justin Jackson's ACC player of the year comments

Former Duke star Luke Kennard seemed surprised when asked to comment on who former UNC star Justin Jackson thinks should have been named ACC player of the year.
Langston Wertz Jr. lwertz@charlotteobserver.com
Watch Luke Kennard's surprise after Justin Jackson's ACC player of the year comments 1:26

Watch Luke Kennard's surprise after Justin Jackson's ACC player of the year comments

How an old-school Durham teacher handled discipline 2:09

How an old-school Durham teacher handled discipline

Durham County Sheriff’s Office is jettisoning brown-and-tan uniforms in favor of a new look 0:37

Durham County Sheriff’s Office is jettisoning brown-and-tan uniforms in favor of a new look

Endangered red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science 1:17

Endangered red wolf pups went missing from Durham's Museum of Life and Science