Smith flames out in front of Blazers

Updated: June 1, 2004, 3:18 PM ET
By Chad Ford | NBA Insider
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    LOS ANGELES -- Here's the funny thing about teenagers and the NBA Draft. One minute they can look like super heros and the next . . . like they should seriously consider spending a few years in college. Just a day after high school phenom J.R. Smith told Insider that he hired an agent, destroying his college eligibility, he went into a workout in front of the Blazers and Jazz and laid a tremendous egg.

    Chad Ford

    ESPN Senior Writer