Why Jabari Smith might be unlike any other player Auburn basketball has *ever* had
The Tigers have had some big-name recruits in recent years. They've also had a few big men who can score in their history. But Smith takes both of those labels to the max.
After a while, numbers can lose their impact.
They just become different-shaped marks on a screen or a piece of paper. The more they get repeated, the more they tend to fade away in the minds of those who see them.
This is often true in sports. A statistic can get said so much that it becomes somewhat meaningless. A measurement is easily glossed over with…