Steven Smith (basketball)

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Steven Smith
Steven Smith - Bourg-en-Bresse vs. Paris-Levallois, 15th November 2014 (3).jpg
Steven Smith, 2014
No. 33 – Champagne Châlons-Reims
Position Small forward / Power forward
League LNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1983-04-12) April 12, 1983 (age 34)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school Northeast (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
College La Salle (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career 2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Philadelphia 76ers
2007 Anaheim Arsenal
2007 Sevilla
2007–2008 Anaheim Arsenal
2008 Solsonica Rieti
2008–2009 Kolossos Rodou
2010 Ironi Nahariya
2010 EWE Baskets Oldenburg
2010–2011 Panellinios
2011–2012 Panathinaikos
2012–2014 Virtus Bologna
2014 Austin Toros
2014–2015 JL Bourg-en-Bresse
2015–2016 Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez
2016–present Champagne Châlons-Reims
Career highlights and awards

Steven Alexander Smith (born April 12, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for Champagne Châlons-Reims of the LNB Pro A. He is a 6'9" (2.06 m)[1] tall power forward. He played college basketball for the La Salle University.

College career[edit]

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.

Pro career[edit]

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.[2] 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.[3]

In August 2010, he signed with the German Eurocup team EWE Baskets Oldenburg,[4] but he was released in December.[5] He then played in Greece with Panellinios,[6] and later with Panathinaikos.[7]

On March 24, 2014 he was signed by the Austin Toros.[8]

On August 8, 2014 he was signed by French team Bourg-en-Bresse.[9]

On August 19, 2015, he signed with Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez.[10]

On June 23, 2016, Smith signed with Champagne Châlons-Reims.[11]


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