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Jason Smith

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Jason Victor Smith (born March 2, 1986, in Kersey, Colorado) is an American Power Forward who plays for the New York Knicks of the NBA. Smith prepped at Platte Valley High School in Colorado, where he was a two-time state player of the year. He then went on to play collegiately at Colorado State University.

College highlights

  • Earned First Team All-Mountain West Conference honors his sophomore and junior seasons.
  • Named All-District by the NABC.
  • Currently ranks ninth on Colorado State's all-time leading scoring list with 1,281 points.
  • Also ranks sixth in rebounds (683) and fifth in blocked shots (149).
  • Has recorded 24 career double-doubles, the second-most in school history.

NBA career

Philadelphia 76ers

Smith was drafted by the Miami Heat but traded subsequently to the Philadelphia 76ers for shooting guard Daequan Cook on June 28, 2007 on a draft night trade. Smith played a total of nine games in the 2007 NBA Summer League and the Rocky Mountain Revue, averaging 9.9 points (43.0% FGs, 72.4% FTs), 6.0 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 26.1 minutes per game. On August 8, 2008, Sixers GM Ed Stefanski announced that Jason tore the ACL in his left knee during a Sixers camp in Las Vegas.[1]

New Orleans Hornets

Smith was traded to New Orleans with guard Willie Green in exchange for forward Darius Songaila and rookie forward Craig Brackins on September 23, 2010.[2]

New York Knicks

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NBA career statistics

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Philadelphia 76 1 14.6 .455 .286 .659 3.0 .3 .3 .7 4.5
2009–10 Philadelphia 56 2 11.8 .431 .345 .690 2.4 .6 .4 .5 3.4
Career 132 3 13.4 .446 .326 .669 2.8 .4 .3 .6 4.0

Playoffs

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007–08 Philadelphia 6 0 13.7 .444 .000 1.000 2.5 .5 .2 .8 3.3
Career 6 0 13.7 .444 .000 1.000 2.5 .5 .2 .8 3.3

References


New York Knicks 2014–15 season roster
1 Amar'e Stoudemire
2 Langston Galloway
3 Jose Calderon
4 Quincy Acy
5 Tim Hardaway, Jr.
7 Carmelo Anthony
9 Pablo Prigioni
14 Jason Smith
17 Cleanthony Early
21 Lou Amundson
42 Lance Thomas
45 Cole Aldrich
77 Andrea Bargnani
0 Shane Larkin
Head coach: Derek Fisher
Regular season
Playoffs
Finals