Jason Smith (basketball, born 1974)

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Jason Smith
Personal information
Born (1974-10-20) 20 October 1974 (age 42)
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
High school Vermont Secondary College
College Cal Lutheran (1993–1994)
Playing career 1995–2009
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Career history
1995–1998 South East Melbourne Magic
1999–2002 Victoria Titans
2002–2003 Rida Scafati
2003 Scavolini Pesaro
2003–2005 Sydney Kings
2005 KK Cibona
2005–2007 Sydney Kings
2008–2009 Sydney Spirit
Career highlights and awards

Jason Mathew Smith (born 20 October 1974) is a retired Australian professional basketball player.

Smith's career began with the South East Melbourne Magic and was just starting to find his feet when the club folded. Smith then signed with new franchise Victoria Titans who elected to keep his contract. Smith contributed to the success of the Titans that saw them reach consecutive Grand Finals, of which, they did not won none. Victoria soon folded and Smith signed a contract with the Sydney Kings. Although Smith struggled during his first season with Sydney, he excelled during the playoff series, leading Sydney Kings to an NBL championship and Smith was named Grand Final MVP.

On 18 June 2009, Smith announced his retirement from basketball.

Outside of the NBL, Smith has had a few short stints in Europe where he played on Croatian team Cibona Zagreb and two Italian teams; Rida Scafati and Scavolini Pesaro. Smith is a Christian.[1]

On 10 October 2013, Smith was named in the Sydney Kings 25th Anniversary Team.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jason Smith Basketball testimony". Bible Society of NSW. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Official Website of the Sydney Kings -". sydneykings.com. Archived from the original on 13 October 2013. Retrieved 31 October 2016. 

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