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Mike Smith (basketball, born 1963)

Mikel Smith Gibbs (born 10 September 1963) is a retired American-Spanish professional basketball player.


College careerEdit

Born in New York City, Smith played college basketball for USC–Spartanburg, beginning in 1982.

Professional careerEdit

Smith played for twelve years in Spain, notably for Joventut Badalona and Real Madrid. He was the Spanish League's Finals MVP in 1992. With Joventut Badalona, he won the EuroLeague championship of the 1993–94 season, by winning the 1994 EuroLeague Final Four.

Spanish national teamEdit

During Smith's tenure playing professional club basketball in Spain, he acquired Spanish citizenship, and he played for the Spanish national team at two EuroBasket tournaments, EuroBasket 1995 and 1997.

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