Bingo Smith

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Bingo Smith
No. 32, 7
Small forward / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1946-02-26) February 26, 1946 (age 68)
Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Melrose (Memphis, Tennessee)
College Tulsa (1966–1969)
NBA draft 1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 6th overall
Selected by the San Diego Rockets
Pro career 1969–1980
Career history
1969–1970 San Diego Rockets
19701979 Cleveland Cavaliers
1979–1980 San Diego Clippers
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 10,882 (12.6 ppg)
Rebounds 3,630 (4.2 rpg)
Assists 1,734 (2.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Robert "Bingo" Smith (born February 26, 1946) was a Forward/Guard for the San Diego Rockets (1969–70), Cleveland Cavaliers (1970–79) and San Diego Clippers (1979–80). He helped the Cavaliers win the 1975-76 NBA Central Division.

In 11 seasons, Smith played in 865 games and logged 22,407 minutes. Smith was especially noted for his ability to hit jump shots from long range. His outside jump shots, often were taken from today's 3 point range. For his career, he recorded a .449 field goal percentage (4,776 FGs made out of 10,642 attempts). Smith also had a .798 free throw rate (1,307-of-1,637) and also accounted for 3,630 total rebounds, 1,734 assists and 10,882 points.

Smith was inducted into the University of Tulsa Athletics Hall of Fame in 1984. His number "7" has been retired by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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