Thursday, June 27, 2024

Panionios Adds Kendall Smith for Upcoming Season

Panionios will strengthen their lineup in the upcoming Stoiximan Basket League season with the addition of Kendall Smith, who played last year for PAOK.

Official Announcement:

"Panionios is pleased to announce the signing of Kendall Smith to the team for the next Stoiximan Basket League season. The American guard, who has previously played for Kolossos and PAOK, will be a key addition to our roster. We welcome Kendall and wish him health and success with our team."

Player Profile:

Kendall Smith, born on September 20, 1995, in Antioch, California, USA, is a versatile guard standing at 1.91 meters (6 feet 3 inches) and weighing 88 kilograms (194 pounds). Smith had a diverse collegiate career, starting with UNLV, then transferring to Cal State Northridge, and finally playing for Oklahoma State. His college career highlights include averaging 16.7 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 4.8 assists per game during his best season at Cal State Northridge. He also played a pivotal role at Oklahoma State, averaging 13.1 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.9 assists per game in his final season.

Professional Career:

ERA Nymburk (2018-19): Smith began his professional career with ERA Nymburk in the Czech Republic, where he played seven games, averaging 12.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 4.7 assists per game.

Okapi Aalstar (2018-19): Smith then moved to Belgium's Okapi Aalstar, where he played 26 games, averaging 11.2 points, 3.3 rebounds, and 3.8 assists per game.

Westchester Knicks (2019-20): Smith had a brief stint in the G-League with the Westchester Knicks, where he played three games, averaging 2.0 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 2.3 assists per game.

Stockton Kings (2019-20): Smith also played for the Stockton Kings, participating in seven games and averaging 2.9 points, 1.3 rebounds, and 0.6 assists per game.

Santa Cruz Warriors (2021-22): Smith spent a season with the Santa Cruz Warriors, where he played 35 games, averaging 9.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 5.9 assists per game.

Maine Celtics (2022-23): Smith joined the Maine Celtics, where he played 13 games, averaging 4.2 points, 2.0 rebounds, and 2.1 assists per game.

Kolossos Rodou (2022-23): Returning to Greece, Smith played 14 games for Kolossos Rodou, averaging 10.9 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 3.9 assists per game.

Cayirova Belediye (2023-24): Smith then played for Cayirova Belediye in Turkey, where he played eight games, averaging 15.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game.

PAOK (2023-24): Last season, Smith played for PAOK in Greece, where he participated in seven games, averaging 10.9 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 3.6 assists per game.

Nizhny Novgorod (2023-24): Smith also played for Nizhny Novgorod in the VTB League, participating in 10 games and averaging 11.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, and 2.2 assists per game.

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