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Michael Smith

Michael John Smith

Position: Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-10 ▪ Weight: 225 lbs.
Born: May 19, 1965 in Rochester, New York
High School: Los Altos in Hacienda Heights, California
College: Brigham Young University
Draft: Boston Celtics, 1st round (13th pick, 13th overall), 1989 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: November 17, 1989

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 65 7 620 136 286 .476 2 28 .071 134 258 .519 53 64 .828 40 60 100 79 9 1 54 51 327
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 47 3 389 95 200 .475 6 24 .250 89 176 .506 22 27 .815 21 35 56 43 6 2 37 27 218
1991-92 26 Did Not Play (other pro league—Italy)
1992-93 27 Did Not Play (other pro league—CBA)
1993-94 28 Did Not Play
1994-95 29 LAC NBA PF 29 0 319 63 134 .470 1 8 .125 62 126 .492 26 30 .867 13 43 56 20 6 2 18 41 153
Career NBA 141 10 1328 294 620 .474 9 60 .150 285 560 .509 101 121 .835 74 138 212 142 21 5 109 119 698
2 seasons BOS NBA 112 10 1009 231 486 .475 8 52 .154 223 434 .514 75 91 .824 61 95 156 122 15 3 91 78 545
1 season LAC NBA 29 0 319 63 134 .470 1 8 .125 62 126 .492 26 30 .867 13 43 56 20 6 2 18 41 153

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 65 7 9.5 2.1 4.4 .476 0.0 0.4 .071 2.1 4.0 .519 0.8 1.0 .828 0.6 0.9 1.5 1.2 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.8 5.0
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 47 3 8.3 2.0 4.3 .475 0.1 0.5 .250 1.9 3.7 .506 0.5 0.6 .815 0.4 0.7 1.2 0.9 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.6 4.6
1994-95 29 LAC NBA PF 29 0 11.0 2.2 4.6 .470 0.0 0.3 .125 2.1 4.3 .492 0.9 1.0 .867 0.4 1.5 1.9 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.6 1.4 5.3
Career NBA 141 10 9.4 2.1 4.4 .474 0.1 0.4 .150 2.0 4.0 .509 0.7 0.9 .835 0.5 1.0 1.5 1.0 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.8 5.0
2 seasons BOS NBA 112 10 9.0 2.1 4.3 .475 0.1 0.5 .154 2.0 3.9 .514 0.7 0.8 .824 0.5 0.8 1.4 1.1 0.1 0.0 0.8 0.7 4.9
1 season LAC NBA 29 0 11.0 2.2 4.6 .470 0.0 0.3 .125 2.1 4.3 .492 0.9 1.0 .867 0.4 1.5 1.9 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.6 1.4 5.3

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 65 7 620 7.9 16.6 .476 0.1 1.6 .071 7.8 15.0 .519 3.1 3.7 .828 2.3 3.5 5.8 4.6 0.5 0.1 3.1 3.0 19.0
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 47 3 389 8.8 18.5 .475 0.6 2.2 .250 8.2 16.3 .506 2.0 2.5 .815 1.9 3.2 5.2 4.0 0.6 0.2 3.4 2.5 20.2
1994-95 29 LAC NBA PF 29 0 319 7.1 15.1 .470 0.1 0.9 .125 7.0 14.2 .492 2.9 3.4 .867 1.5 4.9 6.3 2.3 0.7 0.2 2.0 4.6 17.3
Career NBA 141 10 1328 8.0 16.8 .474 0.2 1.6 .150 7.7 15.2 .509 2.7 3.3 .835 2.0 3.7 5.7 3.8 0.6 0.1 3.0 3.2 18.9
2 seasons BOS NBA 112 10 1009 8.2 17.3 .475 0.3 1.9 .154 8.0 15.5 .514 2.7 3.2 .824 2.2 3.4 5.6 4.4 0.5 0.1 3.2 2.8 19.4
1 season LAC NBA 29 0 319 7.1 15.1 .470 0.1 0.9 .125 7.0 14.2 .492 2.9 3.4 .867 1.5 4.9 6.3 2.3 0.7 0.2 2.0 4.6 17.3

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 65 7 620 10.7 22.6 .476 0.2 2.2 .071 10.6 20.3 .519 4.2 5.0 .828 3.2 4.7 7.9 6.2 0.7 0.1 4.3 4.0 25.8
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 47 3 389 11.9 25.1 .475 0.8 3.0 .250 11.2 22.1 .506 2.8 3.4 .815 2.6 4.4 7.0 5.4 0.8 0.3 4.6 3.4 27.3
1994-95 29 LAC NBA PF 29 0 319 10.1 21.4 .470 0.2 1.3 .125 9.9 20.1 .492 4.1 4.8 .867 2.1 6.9 8.9 3.2 1.0 0.3 2.9 6.5 24.4
Career NBA 141 10 1328 10.9 23.0 .474 0.3 2.2 .150 10.6 20.8 .509 3.8 4.5 .835 2.7 5.1 7.9 5.3 0.8 0.2 4.0 4.4 25.9
2 seasons BOS NBA 112 10 1009 11.2 23.5 .475 0.4 2.5 .154 10.8 21.0 .514 3.6 4.4 .824 3.0 4.6 7.6 5.9 0.7 0.1 4.4 3.8 26.4
1 season LAC NBA 29 0 319 10.1 21.4 .470 0.2 1.3 .125 9.9 20.1 .492 4.1 4.8 .867 2.1 6.9 8.9 3.2 1.0 0.3 2.9 6.5 24.4

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 65 620 14.2 .520 .479 .224 .098 7.5 10.2 8.9 18.6 0.7 0.1 14.7 25.0 103 112 0.3 0.4 0.7 .055
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 47 389 14.3 .514 .490 .135 .120 6.5 9.2 7.9 16.1 0.8 0.3 14.9 26.9 101 111 0.1 0.2 0.3 .042
1994-95 29 LAC NBA PF 29 319 13.3 .520 .474 .224 .060 4.5 17.0 10.3 11.0 1.0 0.5 10.9 22.5 103 113 0.2 0.2 0.3 .046
Career NBA 141 1328 14.0 .518 .481 .195 .097 6.5 11.5 9.0 16.0 0.8 0.2 13.9 25.0 102 112 0.6 0.8 1.4 .049
2 seasons BOS NBA 112 1009 14.2 .518 .484 .187 .107 7.1 9.8 8.5 17.6 0.7 0.2 14.7 25.8 102 111 0.4 0.6 1.1 .050
1 season LAC NBA 29 319 13.3 .520 .474 .224 .060 4.5 17.0 10.3 11.0 1.0 0.5 10.9 22.5 103 113 0.2 0.2 0.3 .046

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 4 0 16 5 8 .625 0 2 .000 5 6 .833 7 7 1.000 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 17
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 2 0 6 1 2 .500 0 1 .000 1 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2
Career NBA 6 0 22 6 10 .600 0 3 .000 6 7 .857 7 7 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 19
2 seasons BOS NBA 6 0 22 6 10 .600 0 3 .000 6 7 .857 7 7 1.000 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 19

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 4 0 4.0 1.3 2.0 .625 0.0 0.5 .000 1.3 1.5 .833 1.8 1.8 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.3 4.3
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 2 0 3.0 0.5 1.0 .500 0.0 0.5 .000 0.5 0.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0
Career NBA 6 0 3.7 1.0 1.7 .600 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 1.2 .857 1.2 1.2 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.5 3.2
2 seasons BOS NBA 6 0 3.7 1.0 1.7 .600 0.0 0.5 .000 1.0 1.2 .857 1.2 1.2 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.5 3.2

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 4 0 16 11.3 18.0 .625 0.0 4.5 .000 11.3 13.5 .833 15.8 15.8 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.3 0.0 2.3 2.3 38.3
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 2 0 6 6.0 12.0 .500 0.0 6.0 .000 6.0 6.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.0 12.0
Career NBA 6 0 22 9.8 16.4 .600 0.0 4.9 .000 9.8 11.5 .857 11.5 11.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 1.6 0.0 1.6 4.9 31.1
2 seasons BOS NBA 6 0 22 9.8 16.4 .600 0.0 4.9 .000 9.8 11.5 .857 11.5 11.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6 1.6 0.0 1.6 4.9 31.1

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 4 0 16 15.0 24.0 .625 0.0 6.0 .000 15.0 18.0 .833 21.0 21.0 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 3.0 51.1
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 2 0 6 8.4 16.8 .500 0.0 8.4 .000 8.4 8.4 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 16.8 16.8
Career NBA 6 0 22 13.3 22.1 .600 0.0 6.6 .000 13.3 15.5 .857 15.5 15.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 2.2 0.0 2.2 6.6 42.0
2 seasons BOS NBA 6 0 22 13.3 22.1 .600 0.0 6.6 .000 13.3 15.5 .857 15.5 15.5 1.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2 2.2 0.0 2.2 6.6 42.0

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1989-90 24 BOS NBA PF 4 16 33.4 .767 .625 .875 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.0 8.3 31.8 147 120 0.1 0.0 0.1 .339
1990-91 25 BOS NBA PF 2 6 6.6 .500 .500 .000 .500 0.0 0.0 0.0 24.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 14.6 121 121 0.0 0.0 0.0 .070
Career NBA 6 22 26.1 .726 .600 .700 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 2.2 0.0 7.1 27.1 143 120 0.1 0.0 0.1 .266
2 seasons BOS NBA 6 22 26.1 .726 .600 .700 .300 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.7 2.2 0.0 7.1 27.1 143 120 0.1 0.0 0.1 .266

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 3 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3
Michael Smith 0.7 0.3 0.3
Gene Guarilia 81.9 0.7 0.5 0.3
Jerrod Mustaf 80.0 0.8 0.5 0.4
Jamie Watson 78.8 0.8 0.3 0.1
Bill Curley 78.7 0.7 0.5 0.2
Hank McDowell 78.3 0.7 0.4 0.1
Scott Roth 77.5 0.7 0.3 0.1
Yakhouba Diawara 75.1 0.7 0.5 0.5
Bob Peterson 74.9 0.9 0.4 0.2
Cartier Martin 74.6 0.8 0.4 0.1
Daniel Orton 73.2 0.5 0.3 0.3
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5
Michael Smith 0.7 0.3 0.3
Jerrod Mustaf 79.1 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.0
Jamie Watson 78.1 0.8 0.3 0.1 0.0
Scott Roth 77.5 0.7 0.3 0.1
Ansu Sesay 75.1 0.8 0.5 0.2 -0.1
Bob Peterson 74.9 0.9 0.4 0.2
Daniel Orton 73.2 0.5 0.3 0.3
Obinna Ekezie 73.2 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.2
Bill Curley 69.5 0.7 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.0
Mark Randall 68.1 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.0
Yakhouba Diawara 67.6 0.7 0.5 0.5 -0.1

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1983-84 18 BYU 29 99 218 34 45 153 77 12 9 63 77 232 .454 .756 8.0 5.3 2.7
1986-87 21 BYU 32 253 497 34 70 103 114 273 55 13 6 65 75 643 .509 .486 .904 20.1 8.5 1.7
1987-88 22 BYU 32 248 489 49 113 134 159 248 100 24 3 101 94 679 .507 .434 .843 21.2 7.8 3.1
1988-89 23 BYU 29 286 545 33 87 160 173 248 85 21 4 130 74 765 .525 .379 .925 26.4 8.6 2.9
Career 122 886 1749 116 270 431 491 922 317 70 22 359 320 2319 .507 .430 .878 19.0 7.6 2.6

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Honors
1983 McDonald's All American
1987-88 NCAA AP All-America (3rd)

Transactions

June 27, 1989: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (13th pick) of the 1989 NBA Draft.

October 30, 1991: Waived by the Boston Celtics.

October 8, 1992: Signed as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks.

October 26, 1992: Waived by the Milwaukee Bucks.

February 20, 1995: Signed a contract for the rest of the season with the Los Angeles Clippers

September 19, 1995: Released by the Los Angeles Clippers.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1990-91 Boston Celtics NBA $525,000
1991-92 Boston Celtics NBA $625,000
1992-93 Boston Celtics NBA $650,000
Career (may be incomplete) $1,800,000

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