Who is Craig Smith?

Craig Smith is one of the most professional and defensive basketball players in the whole NBA history. He was born on November 10, 1983, in Inglewood, California, United States of America. He was also called Giant by his teammates because of his physical appearance. He has played from various famous NBA clubs like Portland, L. A Clippers and Minnesota.

Quick Info
Full NameCraig Smith
Date Of Birth10th of November 1983
Birth PlaceInglewood, California, USA
ProfessionBasketball Player (Power forward)
Career History2006–2009 Minnesota Timberwolves
2009–2011 Los Angeles Clippers
2011–2012 Portland Trail Blazers
2012–2013 Hapoel Jerusalem
2013 Hong Kong Bulls
2014 Sioux Falls Skyforce
2014–2015 Ironi Nes Ziona
Age38 Years
Height6 ft 7 in
Net WorthUS $12 million

What is he famous for?

Craig Smith is famous for his capability to score 3 points from wherever he wanted. His highest record was when he scored an impossible 3 points from the center of the Basketball point. Besides this, He is known for his defensive play. He is best known for his tactics to make opponents go all fuzzy and confused.

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Parents and Early Life

Craig Smith was born on the 10th of November 1983 in the heart of California, known as Inglewood in the United States of America. He was born in the early 80s. Eighty was the Millenium Generation known as the decade of Yuppies, Jordans, Pastel suits, and Big phones. This popular Basketball player’s father and mother’s name are not mentioned on any sites. Maybe in the future, he would be more open to answering that. The name of his father, mother, and siblings is a mystery, which no one can find till now.

While he was at his early age, He used to play basketball in the hood along with his friends. Craig was one of the best basketball players in that community. Smith played defensive from his early life.


When Craig Smith was 4 years old, they moved temporarily to Massachusetts, United States of America. As a child, he attended Fairfax school, located in Los Angeles, California, Massachusetts. He started to play basketball from his early age. Michel Jordan and O’Neil were his biggest Legends.

Later, he attended Worchester Academy for his higher study. He began to play like a senior player in that college. While his stay at that college, he scored more than 2,349 points. He was awarded many prizes, including Best player of the year. With statistics of 9.6 points on the rebound, 3.0 points assists, and 0.8 points on the block, Smith was the legend of that college. He was in second place in Boston college’s highest Scoring player.

Physical Statistics, Height, Weight, and Wiki

Craig Smith isn’t called Giant for no reason. The average height of Smith Craig is 6 feet and 7 inches. He has a total weight of 120 kg. His lucky number is 5. During his entire career, he chooses only 3 numbers for his appearance that is 5, 1, and 83. The color of smith’s hair is black, and the color of his eyes is Hazel. His chest size is 39, and he has a mighty arm. He belongs To American Nationality. The Zodiac sign of Smith is Scorpio. Like the meaning of his Zodiac sign, Craig is truthful, honest, and helping. The Chinese zodiac sign of Smith is an ox. This means the people who have ox as Chinese Zodiac are Good and well mannered.

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Minnesota Timberwolves

Craig Smith had been playing basketball since his early age. He played a lot of senior as well as a junior league from his school and college. He has also applied for the team in NBA’s most popular club named Minnesota Timberwolves. Smith Officially played for Minnesota Timberwolves from August 30, 200, after signing a two-year contract. He came to highlight from the Timberwolves after he scored a solo 36 points in 38 minutes even though they lost the game against Washington Wizards.

Los Angeles Clippers

Later on, in 2009, Smith was traded with Mark Madsen of Los Angeles Clippers. Smith officially played from Los Angeles Clippers in the year 2009. In 2010, smith re-signed the contract for one more year.

Portland Trail Blazers

Craig Smith changed his club in 2011.he was transferred to Portland Trail Blazers. In 2014, Craig signed a deal with the Israel club named Ironi Nes Ziona club. From 2006-2009, Craig played from Minnesota Timberwolves. From 2009-2011, Smith played from the very famous Los Angeles Clippers. From 2011-2015, he has played on various clubs such as Portland Trail Blazers, Hapoel Jerusalem, Hong Kong Bulls, Sioux Falla Skyforce, and Ironi Ness Ziona.

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Awards and Honors

Craig Smith has been honored with many awards in his entire life. He was NBA ALL-Rookie second team, second-team All American, hird Team All American, First team ALL-ACC and many more. In 2016, he was awarded the Best defense of the year title.

Personal Life

Craig Smith is a very private person. There is no news on his girlfriends and relationship. He keeps everything just to himself. There isn’t even a rumor about his previous relationship.

Net worth

The total net worth of Craig Smith is $12 million, according to January 2021. He is sponsored by various brands and endorsements.