Tony Smith (basketball)

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Tony Smith
Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1968-06-14) June 14, 1968 (age 45)
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Listed weight 185 lb (84 kg)
Career information
High school Wauwatosa East
(Wauwatosa, Wisconsin)
College Marquette (1986–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Round: 2 / Pick: 51st overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Lakers
Pro playing career 1990–2002
Career history
19901995 Los Angeles Lakers
1995–1996 Phoenix Suns
1996 Miami Heat
1996–1997 Charlotte Hornets
1997 Tau Cerámica (Spain)
1997–1998 Milwaukee Bucks
2000–2001 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
2001 Atlanta Hawks
2001 Vip Rimini (Italy)
2001 San Lázaro (Dominican Republic)
2002 Phoenix Eclipse (ABA)
Career NBA statistics
Points 2,504 (5.5 ppg)
Rebounds 735 (1.6 rpg)
Assists 881 (1.9 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Charles Anton "Tony" Smith (born June 14, 1968) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Smith played high school basketball at Wauwatosa East High School, which retired his number 34 jersey at ceremonies held in 2007.1 He then played collegiately at Marquette University, being inducted into Marquette's Hall of Fame in September 2006.2

He was selected with the 24th pick of the 2nd round in the 1990 NBA Draft by the Los Angeles Lakers. He played with six different NBA teams from 1990 to 2001, and last played in 2002 with the Phoenix Eclipse of the American Basketball Association.3

He wore the #34 jersey as a Laker prior to Shaquille O'Neal joining the team.

References

  1. ^ Witrado, Anthony. "Tosa East gives Harris, Smith high honor", Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, February 12, 2007. Accessed December 30, 2007. "But before Harris played basketball at the University of Wisconsin or for the Dallas Mavericks, he wowed fans, coaches and even opposing players at Wauwatosa East.... And before Tony Smith was recognized as a coach and high school basketball commentator, he and his full head of curls starred at the same high school before playing at Marquette and for six NBA teams, including the Los Angeles Lakers."
  2. ^ Celebrating Alumni: Tony Smith By Andrew Sharos, MarquetteHoops.com, posted 14 Sept. 2006, retrieved 8 Jan. 2007
  3. ^ NCAA tracker - Marquette University @ usbasket.com retrieved 8 Jan. 2007

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