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Joseph Leynard Smith was born July 26, 1975 in Norfolk, VA • He and his wife, Yolanda, have three children – daughters Alanna and Jamie and son Cameron • Portrayed Connie Hawkins in the movie "Rebound” • Is the youngest of seven children • Favorite team outside of basketball is the Dallas Cowboys • Favorite food is lasagna • Is an aspiring rapper (alter-ego Joe Beast), and has his own record label, Nova Unit Records • Started the Joe Smith Foundation to help underprivileged kids.


After his sophomore season at Maryland (1994-95), named National Collegiate Player of the Year by the Atlana Tip-Off Club,The Associated Press, United Press International, Basketball America and Eastern Basketball • Named First Team All-America by the AP, and ACC Player of the Year • Third sophomore to win ACC Player of the Year honors, joining Ralph Sampson and David Thompson • In his two seasons with the Terps, posted averages of 20.1 ppg, 10.7 rpg, 2.9 bpg and 1.0 apg in 64 contests.


Source: http://www.nba.com/lakers/roster/10players_joesmith.html
Category: Lakers Roster | Added by: KobeBryant (13/January/2011)
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