Kings head coach Keith Smart intercepts errant pass before it drills kid (video)

The near and distant future of the Sacramento Kings franchise may be up in the air at the moment, but one thing that is not up for debate is how Keith Smart, the team’s head coach, is a hero of sorts as well as a staunch protector of children. During Sacramento’s game against the Golden State Warriors at Oakland’s ORACLE Arena on Wednesday, Smart snatched an errant pass from Warriors...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Kings extend contract of Smart

Kings coach Keith Smart has found some job security as an NBA head coach in California's state capital. Sacramento president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie announced Monday that the team has extended Smart's contract through the 2012-13 season. The 47-year-old Smart replaced the fired Paul Westphal in early January - giving him another shot as a head coach after being let...
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March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

T.J. Fredette rips Keith Smart, wonders why Jimmer isn’t playing

The Sacramento Kings have lost six in a row and first-round pick Jimmer Fredette has hardly played recently. Jimmer has played 63 minutes during the six-game losing streak. He missed one game with a stomach illness and did not play in Tuesday’s loss to the Heat because of coach Keith Smart’s decision. The benching Tuesday prompted Jimmer’s older brother T.J., who has pushed Jimmer...
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February 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Hoosiers celebrate silver anniversary of '87 title

Keith Smart's baseline jumper to win the 1987 national championship will always be remembered at Indiana. On Sunday, Smart and his teammates will be honored during the Hoosiers game against Stetson. Twelve players, a handful of managers and an assistant coach from the title-winning team will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Indiana's most recent national championship. The most...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

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