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Jonathan Keith Smart
Keith Smart
(born September 21, 1964) is an American retired basketball player and current assistant coach for the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
(NBA). He is perhaps best remembered for hitting the game-winning shot in the 1987 NCAA championship game. The shot gave the Indiana Hoosiers a 74–73 victory over the Syracuse Orangemen.[1] He had transferred to Indiana from Garden City Community College
Garden City Community College
in Kansas where he was a two-year standout and Jayhawk Conference Player of the Year.[2] After two seasons at Indiana, Smart was signed by the San Antonio Spurs, with whom he played two games in the 1988–89 season. In 12 minutes, Smart scored two points and had two assists and one rebound. Smart later played in the Philippines, with the San Miguel Beermen
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.[3] After the PBA, he played in the World Basketball
Basketball
League: first with the Worcester Counts in 1989.[4] He then played for the Youngstown Pride and was traded to the Halifax Windjammers
Halifax Windjammers
in March 1991.[5] Smart later played in the Continental Basketball
Basketball
Association with the Rapid City Thrillers
Rapid City Thrillers
(1995–96) and Fort Wayne Fury (1996–97).[6] He also played two seasons in France, and one in Venezuela.[2] In 2002, Smart finished the season as interim coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers. His record was 9–31 with the club. In 2003, he became an assistant with the Golden State Warriors. In 2010, Smart took over for Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
head coach Don Nelson before the start of the 2010-11 training camp.[7] The Warriors fired Smart on April 27, 2011 following a 36 win season, a 10-game improvement from the previous season.[8][9] He joined the Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings
as an assistant coach in November 2011.[10] On January 5, 2012, the Kings named Smart head coach after firing Paul Westphal.[11] He recorded a 48–93 record over parts of two seasons with the team. On May 31, 2013, the Kings fired Smart with one year remaining on his contract.[12][13] On September 17, 2014, the Miami Heat announced they had hired Smart as an assistant coach.

Contents

1 Head coaching record 2 See also 3 Notes 4 External links

Head coaching record[edit]

Legend

Regular season G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win–loss %

Post season PG Playoff games PW Playoff wins PL Playoff losses PW–L % Playoff win–loss %

Team Year G W L W–L% Finish PG PW PL PW–L% Result

Cleveland 2002–03 40 9 31 .225 8th in Central — — — — Missed Playoffs

Golden State 2010–11 82 36 46 .439 3rd in Pacific — — — — Missed Playoffs

Sacramento 2011–12 59 20 39 .339 5th in Pacific — — — — Missed Playoffs

Sacramento 2012–13 82 28 54 .341 4th in Pacific — — — — Missed Playoffs

Career 263 93 170 .354

See also[edit]

National Basketball Association
National Basketball Association
portal

Notes[edit]

^ Keith Smart's last-gasp basket propelled Indiana to a - 04.06.87 - SI Vault ^ a b "Keith Smart". NBA. Retrieved July 13, 2011.  ^ "Grand-slam Beermen roll out barrel". Philippine Daily Inquirer. December 9, 2010. p. W-9.  ^ Yantz, Tom (August 5, 1989). " World Basketball League Provides Players a Possible Shortcut to NBA". Hartford Courant. Retrieved August 17, 2011.  ^ "Transactions". Baltimore Sun. March 21, 1991. Retrieved August 17, 2011.  ^ Lebowitz, Larry (November 15, 1996). "Beachdogs A Team On The Move". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved August 17, 2011.  ^ "Smart seeks to add defensive mindset to Warriors' rapid pace". NBA.com. September 27, 2010. Archived from the original on October 2, 2010. Retrieved September 27, 2010.  ^ https://sports.yahoo.com/nba/news;_ylt=AvScJY9DZKcTtyPhYb9tVHo5nYcB?slug=ap-warriors-smartout ^ "Smart gets another shot, this time as Kings coach". Associated Press. January 6, 2012. Archived from the original on January 31, 2012.  ^ Keith Smart, Bobby Jackson join Kings ^ " Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings
fire Paul Westphal". espn.com. January 5, 2012. Retrieved January 5, 2012.  ^ "Sale of Kings officially done". ESPN.com. AssociatedPress. May 31, 2013. Retrieved June 1, 2013.  ^ "KEITH SMART RELIEVED OF HEAD COACHING DUTIES". NBA.com. May 31, 2013. Retrieved May 31, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com BasketballReference.com: Keith Smart
Keith Smart
(as coach)

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Memphis Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies
current roster

0 Green 1 Martin 2 Simmons (TW) 4 Henry (TW) 5 Harrison 6 Chalmers 7 Selden 8 M. Brooks 10 Rabb 11 Conley 12 Evans 14 Johnson 21 Davis 23 McLemore 24 D. Brooks 25 Parsons 33 Gasol

Head coach: Bickerstaff (interim) Assistant coaches: Bender Mazarei Smart Van Exel

Links to related articles

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Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
head coaches

Bill Fitch (1970–1979) Stan Albeck (1979–1980) Bill Musselman (1980–1981) Don Delaney # (1981) Bob Kloppenburg # (1981) Chuck Daly
Chuck Daly
(1981–1982) Bill Musselman (1982) Tom Nissalke (1982–1984) George Karl
George Karl
(1984–1986) Gene Littles # (1986) Lenny Wilkens
Lenny Wilkens
(1986–1993) Mike Fratello
Mike Fratello
(1993–1999) Randy Wittman
Randy Wittman
(1999–2001) John Lucas II (2001–2003) Keith Smart
Keith Smart
# (2003) Paul Silas
Paul Silas
(2003–2005) Brendan Malone # (2005) Mike Brown (2005–2010) Byron Scott
Byron Scott
(2010–2013) Mike Brown (2013–2014) David Blatt
David Blatt
(2014–2016) Tyronn Lue
Tyronn Lue
(2016– )

(#) denotes interim head coach.

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Golden State Warriors
Golden State Warriors
head coaches

Eddie Gottlieb
Eddie Gottlieb
(1946–1955) George Senesky (1955–1958) Al Cervi (1958–1959) Neil Johnston (1959–1961) Frank McGuire (1961–1962) Bob Feerick (1962–1963) Alex Hannum
Alex Hannum
(1963–1966) Bill Sharman
Bill Sharman
(1966–1968) George Lee (1968–1970) Al Attles
Al Attles
(1970–1980) Johnny Bach # (1980) Al Attles
Al Attles
(1980–1983) Johnny Bach (1983–1986) George Karl
George Karl
(1986–1988) Ed Gregory # (1988) Don Nelson
Don Nelson
(1988–1995) Bob Lanier # (1995) Rick Adelman
Rick Adelman
(1995–1997) P. J. Carlesimo (1997–1999) Garry St. Jean
Garry St. Jean
# (1999–2000) Dave Cowens
Dave Cowens
(2000–2001) Brian Winters # (2001–2002) Eric Musselman (2002–2004) Mike Montgomery
Mike Montgomery
(2004–2006) Don Nelson
Don Nelson
(2006–2010) Keith Smart
Keith Smart
(2010–2011) Mark Jackson (2011–2014) Steve Kerr
Steve Kerr
(2014– )

(#) denotes interim head coach.

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Sacramento Kings
Sacramento Kings
head coaches

Les Harrison (1948–1955) Bobby Wanzer (1955–1958) Tom Marshall (1955–1960) Charles Wolf (1960–1963) Jack McMahon (1963–1967) Ed Jucker (1967–1969) Bob Cousy
Bob Cousy
(1969–1973) Draff Young # (1973) Phil Johnson (1973–1978) Larry Staverman
Larry Staverman
# (1978) Cotton Fitzsimmons (1978–1984) Jack McKinney (1984) Phil Johnson (1984–1987) Jerry Reynolds # (1987) Bill Russell
Bill Russell
(1987–1988) Jerry Reynolds (1988–1990) Dick Motta
Dick Motta
(1990–1991) Rex Hughes # (1991–1992) Garry St. Jean
Garry St. Jean
(1992–1997) Eddie Jordan (1997–1998) Rick Adelman
Rick Adelman
(1998–2006) Eric Musselman (2006–2007) Reggie Theus
Reggie Theus
(2007–2008) Kenny Natt
Kenny Natt
# (2008–2009) Paul Westphal
Paul Westphal
(2009–2012) Keith Smart
Keith Smart
(2012–2013) Michael Malone (2013–2014) Tyrone Corbin
Tyrone Corbin
# (2014–2015) George Karl
George Karl
(2015–2016) Dave Joerger
Dave Joerger
(2016– )

(#) denotes interim head coach.

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Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
1986–87 NCAA champions

12 Steve Alford 20 Ricky Calloway 22 Dean Garrett 23 Keith Smart
Keith Smart
(MOP) 24 Daryl Thomas 45 Brian Sloan

Head coach Bob Knight

Assistant coaches Royce Waltman Joby Wright

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United States men's basketball squad – 1987 Pan American Games
Pan American Games
– Silver medal

Anderson Berry Chapman Dembo Ellison Garrett Lane Lebo Manning Richardson Robinson Smart Coach: Crum

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NCAA Men's Division I Basketball
Basketball
Tournament Most Outstanding Player

1939: Hull 1940: Huffman 1941: Kotz 1942: Dallmar 1943: Sailors 1944: Ferrin 1945: Kurland 1946: Kurland 1947: Kaftan 1948: Groza 1949: Groza 1950: Dambrot 1951: Spivey 1952: Lovellette 1953: Born 1954: Gola 1955: Russell 1956: Lear 1957: Chamberlain 1958: Baylor 1959: West 1960: Lucas 1961: Lucas 1962: Hogue 1963: Heyman 1964: Hazzard 1965: Bradley 1966: Chambers 1967: Alcindor 1968: Alcindor 1969: Alcindor 1970: Wicks 1971: Porter * 1972: Walton 1973: Walton 1974: Thompson 1975: Washington 1976: Benson 1977: Lee 1978: Givens 1979: Johnson 1980: Griffith 1981: Thomas 1982: Worthy 1983: Olajuwon 1984: Ewing 1985: Pinckney 1986: Ellison 1987: Smart 1988: Manning 1989: Rice 1990: Hunt 1991: Laettner 1992: Hurley 1993: Williams 1994: Williamson 1995: O'Bannon 1996: Delk 1997: Simon 1998: Sheppard 1999: Hamilton 2000: Cleaves 2001: Battier 2002: Dixon 2003: Anthony 2004: Okafor 2005: May 2006: Noah 2007: Brewer 2008: Chalmers 2009: Ellington 2010: Singler 2011: Walker 2012: Davis 2013: Hancock 2014: Napier 2015: Jones 2016: Arcidiacono 2017: Berry II 2018: DiVincenzo

*Ruled ineligible after tournament

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1988 NBA Draft

First round

Danny Manning Rik Smits Charles Smith Chris Morris Mitch Richmond Hersey Hawkins Tim Perry Rex Chapman Rony Seikaly Willie Anderson Will Perdue Harvey Grant Jeff Grayer Dan Majerle Gary Grant Derrick Chievous Eric Leckner Ricky Berry Rod Strickland Kevin Edwards Mark Bryant Randolph Keys Jerome Lane Brian Shaw David Rivers

Second round

Rolando Ferreira Shelton Jones Andrew Lang Vinny Del Negro Fennis Dembo Everette Stephens Charles Shackleford Grant Long Tom Tolbert Sylvester Gray Ledell Eackles Greg Butler Dean Garrett Tito Horford Orlando Graham Keith Smart Jeff Moe Todd Mitchell Anthony Taylor Tom Garrick Morlon Wiley Vernon Maxwell Micheal Williams José

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