North Carolina State’s Dennis Smith Jr. was congratulated by Coach Mark Gottfried during a game in 2017. An attorney for former Adidas executive Jim Gatto admitted during trial Tuesday that her client paid Smith’s family $40,000 for the star guard to attend North Carolina State. Smith now plays for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks.
North Carolina State’s Dennis Smith Jr. was congratulated by Coach Mark Gottfried during a game in 2017. An attorney for former Adidas executive Jim Gatto admitted during trial Tuesday that her client paid Smith’s family $40,000 for the star guard to attend North Carolina State. Smith now plays for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Gerry Broome AP
North Carolina State’s Dennis Smith Jr. was congratulated by Coach Mark Gottfried during a game in 2017. An attorney for former Adidas executive Jim Gatto admitted during trial Tuesday that her client paid Smith’s family $40,000 for the star guard to attend North Carolina State. Smith now plays for the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks. Gerry Broome AP

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A native of Central Kentucky and a 1981 graduate of the University of Kentucky, John Clay is an award-winning blogger who covered UK football for 13 seasons before being promoted to columnist in 2000.