Theres a quote on the walls of the stairway leading up to the practice gym at WakeForest University. A quote that Orlando Magic point guard Ishmael Smith repeated countless times as he climbed that stairway in the late hours of the night and the early hours of the morning. A quote he still repeats today, now three years out of college and finding his way in the NBA.
The quote reads...
Jacob Noble and James Bucklin return for another episode of NBA Unplugged. They continue to bring you special shows as they continue on with the season previews. Today they will break down the Southeast Division, or better known as The Miami Heat's division, since, well, not many teams improved in this division.
This will be a two hour extravaganza! We have many great...
Ishmael "Ish" Smith joins TPBT's Jacob Noble for a one on one interview. Ishmael was kind enough to give us 20 minutes of his time to tell us about his journey to the NBA. He spoke about the different teams, both players and coaches, that have influenced or helped his game along the way. We spoke about how good of a coach Stan Van Gundy is as well as the love...
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Shortly after the Magic defeated the Wizards on Wednesday night the Magic waived veteran guard Larry Hughes.
Hughes played in nine games and averaged 1.3 points per game in 12.7 minutes per game. His play came under a sharper microscope after the injury to Jameer Nelson in the last three games. Hughes played in 14.3 minutes per game the last three games, averaging 1.7 points per...
The Warriors have released 23-year old point guard Ishmael Smith. Smith played in 6 games (1 start) for the Warriors this year and he averaged 10.5 minutes, 4.5 points, 1.5 rebounds and 0.7 assists per game. He has now played in 49 games (4 starts) in his first two years in the NBA and he is averaging 10.3 minutes, 2.6 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. Smith has only...
The Warriors only shot 38.2% from the floor last Saturday Night and it did them in. Stephen Curry led the way for the Warriors in this game with 21 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. David Lee also had a solid game with 19 points, 8 rebounds and 1 assist in this game. Ishmael Smith pitched in with 9 points, 3 rebounds, 5 assists and 2 steals in only 24 minutes on the floor. The...
The Golden State Warriors claimed point guard Ishmael Smith off waivers Friday.
Smith has been waived by the Memphis Grizzlies. He appeared in 15 games with Memphis last season, averaging 1.8 points and 1.0 assists.
He also played 28 games with Houston, averaging 2.6 points and 2.3 assists.
The Warriors have claimed 23-year old point guard Ishmael Smith off waivers from the Rockets. Smith played in 43 games (3 starts) last year for the Rockets & Grizzlies and he averaged 10.3 minutes, 2.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. He only shot 37.4% from the floor last year and that will need to improve before he gets consistent minutes for the Warriors. ...
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The Grizzlies have waived 23-year old point guard Ishmael Smith. Smith played in 15 games (0 starts) for the Grizzlies last year and he averaged 7.5 minutes, 1.8 points, 0.3 rebounds and 1.0 assist per game. He played in 43 games (3 starts) overall for the Rockets & Grizzlies as a rookie last year and he averaged 10.3 minutes, 2.3 points, 1.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per...