Ex-Jaspers athlete makes run at the NBA

A former Bronx basketball player is making a run toward the NBA. Chris Smith played for the Manhattan Jaspers before transferring to Louisville, but now

THE BRONX - A former Bronx basketball player is making a run toward the NBA.

Chris Smith played for the Manhattan Jaspers before transferring to Louisville, but now he's focused on training camp with the New York Knicks.

Smith says he doesn't feel any pressure going into camp because everyone expects him to perform poorly, and he just hopes he can prove them wrong.

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