Robert Smith (basketball)

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Robert Smith
Personal information
Born (1955-03-10) March 10, 1955 (age 62)
Los Angeles, California
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 165 lb (75 kg)
Career information
High school Crenshaw
(Los Angeles, California)
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 3 / Pick: 65th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1977–1992
Position Point guard
Number 5, 10, 9
Career history
19771979 Denver Nuggets
1979 Utah Jazz
1979–1980 New Jersey Nets
1980 Cleveland Cavaliers
1981–1982 Montana Golden Nuggets
1982 Milwaukee Bucks
1982 San Diego Clippers
1982–1983 Montana Golden Nuggets
1983 San Antonio Spurs
1983–1984 Toronto Tornados
1984 Cleveland Cavaliers
1984–1985 Toronto Tornados
1985–1989 AS Monaco
1989–1992 Olympique Antibes (France)
Career highlights and awards
Stats at

Robert Leroy Smith (born March 10, 1955) is an American retired basketball player. A 5'11" point guard born in Los Angeles, California and from UNLV, Smith played for seven NBA teams in as many seasons from 1977 to 1984.

He was selected by the Denver Nuggets in the 1977 NBA Draft in the third round.

On November 17, 1978, while playing for the Denver Nuggets, Smith scored a career-high 19 points vs the Boston Celtics.

Smith currently coaches Team SCAN of the Amateur Athletic Union in New York City.

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