Kenny Smith

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  • Birth Place: Rochester, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 03/08/1965, Pisces
  • Profession: NBA analyst
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Kenny Smith Fast Facts:
  • Nicknamed "The Jet."
  • Graduated from Archbishop Molloy High School, the same school that spawned NBA players Kevin Joyce (1969); Brian Winters (1970); and Kenny Anderson, Smith's cousin (1989); as well as actor David Caruso (1974); former NYC police commissioner Raymond Kelly (1959); and former HUD secretary Andrew Cuomo (1975).
  • Four-year starter---one of the few players in the Dean Smith era to start his first game as a University of North Carolina freshman.
  • Named the National Player of the Year, as well as All-America, in 1987.
  • Drafted sixth overall by the Sacramento Kings in 1987.
  • Upon graduation, held UNC record for assists (768), steals (195) and assists in the NCAA Tournament (86) in a career.
  • Elected to the board of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Houston in 1991.
  • Played for the Houston Rockets for their 1994 and 1995 titles.
  • Played for the Rockets through the 1995-6 season, season before Charles Barkley joined the team; they share a desk on TNT. 
  • On Sept. 11, 2005, hosted the NBA Players Hurricane Relief Game to benefit Hurricane Katrina victims.
  • Married Price is Right model Gwendolyn Osborne in 2006.
  • Kenny Smith Relationships:
  • Kenny Anderson - Cousin
  • Gwendolyn Osborne - Wife
  • Malloy - Son
  • College:
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (BA in Industrial Relations, 1987)

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