Mavs rookie guard Dennis Smith clearly is not intimidated by savvy veteran Kyrie Irving, which he showed on Wednesday night.
Smith drove on Irving and drew a foul, sending the first-round draft pick to the line. Irving, though, gave Smith a bit of a shove with his elbow, which prompted a heated Smith to begin yelling at the Celtics guard. Irving was quickly ushered aside by a teammate, and the two were then separated.
Kyrie learned that Smith isn’t backing down from anyone.