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.JR Smith New Orleans Hornets

Position: SG
Height: 6-6 / 1,98
Weight: 227 lbs. / 103,1 kg.
Born: 11/09/85
Hometown: Newark, New Jersey

  Strengths: Great outside shooter... Excellent athlete... Good leaping skills.
Weaknesses: Has to work on his ballhandling... Mediocre mid-range game... Doesn't pass the ball much.
Season highs: -
Attended the Steinert HS, McCorriston HS, Lakewood HS and St. Benedict's Prep School.
Selected by the New Orleans Hornets as 18th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.
 Played at the USA Basketball's Youth Development Festival in 2003.
 Played the McDonald's All-America Game in 2004. Named MVP.
 Played the EA Sports Roundball Classic in 2004. Named MVP.
 Selected to play in the Nike Hoop Summit in 2004.