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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Maccabi renewed the contract of Devin Smith


Devin Smith to continue with Maccabi


Devin Smith (29, 1.98 meters) will continue with Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv for a second season.

Blatt: “We’re very happy he’s staying with us.”

Devin Smith (29, 1.98 meters), the wonderful American forward, will continue with Maccabi Electra Tel Aviv for a second season. Last year, Smith had an extremely successful first season with Maccabi, showing dominance in many aspects of the game including rebounds, defense, and shooting. He always stepped up at the key moments, and on top of that, his personality and character are the dream of every club.

Smith finished the Euroleague season with averages of 8.3 points and 4.8 rebounds, while in the incredible playoff series against Panathinaikos he excelled with averages of 13.2 points, 8 rebounds, and an average index of 15.8. Smith also played a crucial role in the Adriatic League, with 10.8 points and 3.7 rebounds. In the Israeli League he contributed 13.4 points and 4.4 rebounds per game.

Head coach David Blatt:Devin played a huge part in Maccabi’s successes last season. He is a player and a person of the finest quality, and we’re very happy he’s staying with us.”


source : maccabi.co.il

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