PositionPower forward NameCraig Smith Salary992,680 USD (2012) Listed weight265 lb (120 kg) Weight120 kg
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) Height2.01 m NationalityAmerican RoleBasketball player
BornNovember 10, 1983 (age 32)
Inglewood, California (1983-11-10) High schoolFairfax (Los Angeles, California)
(Worcester, Massachusetts) NBA draft2006 / Round: 2 / Pick: 36th overall ParentsLinda Christian, Craig Smith EducationWorcester Academy, Boston College Similar PeopleTerry Stotts, Doc Rivers, Monty Williams Profiles Twitter
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Craig Smith (born November 10, 1983) is an American professional basketball player. He recently played for Ironi Nes Ziona of the Israeli Basketball Premier League. After playing at Boston College from 2002–2006, he was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2006 NBA draft.
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High school and college
Smith attended Worcester Academy, a preparatory school in Worcester, Massachusetts, for a year as a post-graduate student before college. He went on to score 2,349 points in his collegiate career, placing him second on Boston College's career scoring list (behind Troy Bell). In his senior season, he had per-game averages of 17.6 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.2 steals, and 0.8 blocked shots.
Smith was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves with the 36th overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft. On August 30, 2006, he signed a multi-year deal with the Timberwolves.
Smith averaged 7.4 points and 5.1 rebounds in his rookie year (2006–07) with the Timberwolves. He earned a starting role for the last five games of the season and averaged 12.0 points and 10.2 rebounds while logging an average 34.4 minutes. He had an increased role in the 2007–08 season after a strong rookie performance and a Vegas Summer League performance during which he averaged 21.8 points and 6.0 rebounds. On December 11, 2007, Smith scored 36 points in an 88–102 loss to the Washington Wizards, logging 38 minutes and making 14 of his 22 field goal attempts. On July 17, 2008, he re-signed with the Timberwolves on a multi-year deal.
On July 20, 2009, Smith was traded, along with Mark Madsen and Sebastian Telfair, to the Los Angeles Clippers for Quentin Richardson. On July 19, 2010, Smith re-signed with the Clippers on a one-year deal.
On December 15, 2011, Smith signed with the Portland Trail Blazers.
On August 11, 2012, Smith signed with Hapoel Jerusalem B.C. of Israel for the 2012–13 season. On March 15, 2013, he was released by Hapoel. He later joined the Hong Kong Bulls for the 2013 NBL season.
On March 14, 2014, Smith was acquired by the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA D-League.