Steven Smith (basketball)
|Small forward / Power forward|
April 12, 1983 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (206 cm)|
|Listed weight||250 lb (113 kg)|
|High school||Northeast (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)|
|College||La Salle (2002–2006)|
|NBA draft||2006 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2006–present|
|2010||EWE Baskets Oldenburg|
Steven Alexander Smith (born April 12, 1983) is an American professional basketball player. He played in the NBA with the Philadelphia 76ers. He is a 6'9" (2.06 m) 250 lb. (113.4 kg) power forward.
Smith is a graduate of Northeast High School, and later La Salle University, where he won the Atlantic 10 Player of the Year Award twice, in the years 2005 and 2006, while playing the La Salle's men's basketball team, the Explorers.
After starting the 2006-07 NBA season with the Philadelphia 76ers, Smith was waived in January 2007. In eight total NBA games, he averaged 0.6 points and 0.8 rebounds per game. He also played for the Anaheim Arsenal of the D-League during the 2007-08 season.
In February 2008, he joined the Italian League pro club Solsonica Rieti and finished the 2007-08 season there. He signed with the Greek League pro club Kolossos Rodou for the 2008-09 season. After averaging 18.3 points per game in 21 games, he suffered an Achilles tendon rupture and missed the rest of the season.
In 2010, he signed with the German Eurocup team EWE Baskets Oldenburg, but he was released in December. He then played with Panellinios Basket of the Greek League, and later signed with Panathinaikos of the Greek League.
Awards and accomplishments
- Greek Cup: 2012
- NBA.com Profile
- NBA Stats
- NBA D-League Stats
- Euroleague.net Profile
- Eurobasket.com Profile
- Draftexpress.com Profile
- Spanish League Stats (Spanish)
- Italian League Profile (Italian)
- Greek League Profile (Greek)