Charles Smith (basketball, born 1975)
Smith playing with Efes Pilsen in December 2009.
August 22, 1975|
Fort Worth, Texas
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Paul Laurence Dunbar|
(Fort Worth, Texas)
|College||New Mexico (1993–1997)|
|NBA draft||1997 / Round: 1 / Pick: 26th overall|
|Selected by the Miami Heat|
|1998–1999||Los Angeles Clippers|
|1999–2000||Rockford Lightning (CBA)|
|2000–2001||Snaidero Udine (Italy)|
|2001–2002||San Antonio Spurs|
|2002–2003||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2003–2004||Carisbo Castelmaggiore (Italy)|
|2004–2005||Scavolini Pesaro (Italy)|
|2005–2006||Portland Trail Blazers|
|2006||Efes Pilsen (Turkey)|
|2006–2008||Real Madrid (Spain)|
|2008–2010||Efes Pilsen (Turkey)|
|2010–2011||Lottomatica Roma (Italy)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Charles Cornelius Smith (born August 22, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player.
Smith has played for the Denver Nuggets, the Portland Trail Blazers, the Miami Heat, the Los Angeles Clippers, and the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA. A prolific scorer, he starred in European national leagues with Makedonikos Kozani, Virtus Bologna and Efes Pilsen SK. With the Italian League team Scavolini Pesaro in 2005, he won the first-ever Alphonso Ford Trophy as he was the best scorer in the 2004-05 Euroleague season.
He was also named the Finals MVP of the Eurocup in the 2006-07 season, while playing with the Spanish ACB League club Real Madrid. He moved back to the Turkish Basketball League for the 2008-09 season, when he signed with Efes Pilsen. He moved back to Italy for the 2010-11 season, when he signed a one-year contract with Lottomatica Roma.
- NBA.com Profile
- Euroleague.net Profile
- Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
- Basketpedya.com Profile