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Kenny Smith

Kenneth (Kenny) "The Jet" Smith (born March 8, 1965) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association. He currently works as a TV basketball analyst, primarily for Inside the NBA on TNT. Smith was born in Queens, New York, and attended Archbishop Molloy High School. He then played basketball at the University of North Carolina. Smith was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the sixth pick of the 1987 NBA Draft. He played in the NBA from 1987 to 1997 as a member of the Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and Denver Nuggets. In his professional career, Smith scored 9,397 points and recorded 4,073 assists. He won two NBA championships with the Rockets in 1994 and 1995. In the first game of the 1995 Finals against the Orlando Magic, Smith made seven three-pointers, including a game-tying shot which sent the game into overtime. The Rockets won the game 120–118. Smith joined Turner Sports in 1998. He has teamed with Ernie Johnson, Jr. and Charles Barkley on Inside the NBA, a winner of the Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show. Smith has been described as a "straight man" to

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Kenny Smith
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Ray Allen is worth between $200 and $300 MILLION DOLLARS ... and even though it's "not smart" for the guy to play high-stakes blackjack, Ray can afford it ... so says Kenny "The Jet" Smith. The… READ MORE >

LeBron James -- TRAPPED IN HAIR-LOSS DENIAL ... Says Kenny Smith

LeBron James
TRAPPED IN HAIR-LOSS DENIAL ... Says Kenny Smith

LeBron James is losing a battle with nature ... and he needs to stop fighting ... so says Kenny Smith, who tells TMZ Sports LBJ should lose the headbands and ACCEPT HIS BALDNESS ALREADY!!!Smith is… READ MORE >

- 110 days ago
Kenny Smith -- T-Mac & Kobe Are Wrong ... Jordan Is The Greatest EVER

Kenny Smith
T-Mac & Kobe Are Wrong Jordan Is The Greatest EVER

NBA alum Kenny Smith thinks Kobe & T-Mac are suffering from a severe case of baller amnesia -- 'cause when it comes to the greatest offensive player of all time, there's only one real answer… READ MORE >

- 238 days ago
Kenny Smith -- I'm Not Buyin' Shaq's Excuse!

Kenny Smith -- I'm Not Buyin' Shaq's Excuse!

He's paid to call it like he sees it -- and NBA analyst Kenny "The Jet" Smith sees a ton of BS with how Shaq explained his "freestyle" ass-tasting assault on Kobe Bryant. // At least the The Jet… READ MORE >

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