Taylor Smith (basketball)

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Taylor Smith
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Nanterre 92
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
LeaguePro A
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1991-07-23) July 23, 1991 (age 27)
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolClemens (Schertz, Texas)
College
NBA draft2013 / Undrafted
Playing career2013–present
Career history
2013–2015Kolossos Rodou
2015–2017 Ravenna Piero Manetti
2017–2019BCM Gravelines
2019–presentNanterre 92
Career highlights and awards

Taylor Smith (born July 23, 1991) is an American basketball player for Nanterre 92 of the LNB Pro A. He played college basketball for Stephen F. Austin State University.

College career[edit]

Smith, a 6'6" forward from Schertz, Texas, played two seasons at McLennan Community College before enrolling at Stephen F. Austin (SFA). As a senior in the 2012–13 season, Smith led NCAA Division I in field goal percentage after converting 69.4% of his attempts.[1] He averaged 15.7 points, 9.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots per game and at the end of the season was named the Southland Conference Player of the Year.[2] A few weeks later, Smith was also named an honorable mention All-American by the Associated Press.[3]

On June 24, 2019, he has signed contract with Nanterre 92 of the LNB Pro A.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smith Named To NABC All-District First Team". Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks. March 26, 2013. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
  2. ^ Griffin, Tim (March 14, 2013). "Ex-Clemens star named SLC's top player". MySanAntonio.com. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
  3. ^ Casagrande, Michael (April 1, 2013). "Shane Larkin named AP All-American". Miami Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved May 18, 2013.
  4. ^ "Taylor Smith signs with Nanterre". Sportando. June 24, 2019. Retrieved June 27, 2019.

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