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Charles D. Smith

Full name: Charles Daniel H. Smith
Gender: Male
Height: 6-9.5 (208 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: July 16, 1965 in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
Affiliations: Pittsburgh Panthers, Pittsburgh (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

By an amazing coincidence, Charles Daniel Smith was one of two Charles Smiths on the 1988 US Olympic basketball team, along with [Charles E. Smith]. CD Smith played at the University of Pittsburgh. He was also on the 1986 US World Championship team that won gold. Smith was the 3rd overall pick in the 1988 NBA draft, chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers. He was quickly traded to the Los Angeles Clippers, playing with them through 1992. As a rookie, he was named to the NBA All-Rookie team. He then played with the New York Knicks from 1992-96. Smith then spent a year in the CBA (Continental Basketball Association) with the Florida Beachdogs. He returned to the NBA in 1996-97, playing with the San Antonio Spurs.

After his playing career Smith returned to school, earning a masters’ degree in management from Seton Hall University. He also set up the Charles D. Smith Foundation and Educational Center in his hometown of Bridgeport, Connecticut, an after-school center for inner-city children. In 2008 Smith became the executive director of the National Basketball Retired Players Association. In 2010 he left that position and helped form the Pro Basketball Alumni Association.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL TOV BLK
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1988-09-29 USA 78, AUS 49 10 6 0 0 2 1
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1988-09-28 URS 82, USA 76 2 2 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1988-09-26 USA 94, PUR 57 6 3 0 0 1 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1988-09-18 USA 97, ESP 53 5 3 0 0 1 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1988-09-20 USA 76, CAN 70 6 2 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1988-09-21 USA 102, BRA 87 8 3 1 0 1 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #12 1 1988-09-23 USA 108, CHN 57 12 9 0 0 2 2
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-24 USA 102, EGY 35 13 5 1 1 3 1
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