Keith Smart Speaker Profile
Keith Smart Biography
Keith Smart was born September 21, 1964 and is a retired basketball player and the current head coach for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. He is best remembered for hitting the game-winning shot in the 1987 NCAA championship game. The shot gave the Indiana Hoosiers a 7473 victory over the Syracuse Orangemen. He transferred to Indiana from Garden City Community College in Kansas where he was a two-year standout and Jayhawk Conference Player of the Year.
After two seasons at Indiana, Smart was signed by the San Antonio Spurs, with whom he played two games in the 198889 season. Smart later played in the Philippines, with the San Miguel Beermen of the PBA, in the 1989 Reinforced Conference, where he played through an injury and was eventually replaced by Ennis Whatley after only five games. After the PBA, he played in the World Basketball League: first with the Worcester Counts in 1989. He then played for the Youngstown Pride and was traded to the Halifax Windjammers in March 1991. Smart later played in the Continental Basketball Association with the Florida Beachdogs (1995-96) and Fort Wayne Fury (1996-97). He also played two seasons in France, and one in Venezuela.
In 2002, Smart finished the season as interim coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. His record was 931 with the club. In 2003, he became an assistant with the Golden State Warriors.
In 2010, Smart took over for Golden State Warriors head coach Don Nelson before the start of the 2010-11 training camp.
The Warriors fired Smart on April 27, 2011 following a 36 win season, a 10-game improvement from the previous season. He joined the Sacramento Kings as an assistant coach in November 2011. On January 5, 2012, the Kings named Smart interim head coach after firing Paul Westphal.
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