Austin, TX – The Austin Toros look to bolster their roster with the addition of 6-foot-9 forward Steven Smith. A product of La Salle, Smith played all four of his collegiate years for the explorers from 2002-06. He averaged 18.1 points, and eight rebounds in 107 games with La Salle. He played two seasons at La Salle with former San Antonio Spur and current Milwaukee Buck Gary Neal.
The Philadelphia native went undrafted, but ended up on his hometown team, the Philadelphia 76ers. He played eight games with the 76ers, the only eight games he’s ever played in the NBA.
Smith then went on to play international ball with the Anaheim Arsenal from 2007-2008, the Solsonica Rieti and Kolossos Rodou from 2008-2009, Panellinios 2010-2011, Panathinaikos from 2011-2012 and he most recently played for the Italain league team Virtus Bologna.
Smith played his first game with the Toros in a loss to the Iowa Energy on March 27. He played 9:18 minutes, registering three points on 1-6 shooting, two rebounds and two steals.