Jason Smith (basketball, born 1974)
20 October 1974 |
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||207 lb (94 kg)|
|High school||Vermont Secondary College|
|College||Cal Lutheran (1993–1994)|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|1995–1998||South East Melbourne Magic|
|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.
On 10 October 2013, Smith was named in the Sydney Kings 25th Anniversary Team.
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