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Olympic medal record
Competitor for  United States
Men's Basketball
Bronze Seoul 1988 National team

Charles Edward Smith IV (born November 29, 1967 in Washington, D.C.) is a retired American professional basketball player in the NBA.


College career

Smith attended All Saints High School in Washington, D.C. At Georgetown University he was the Big East Men's Basketball Player of the Year for the 1988-1989 season.

Smith also played for the 1988 United States Men's Olympic Basketball Team, the last American team not to feature professional players.

Professional career

After his college career, Smith went undrafted during the 1989 NBA Draft. But he went onto play for the Boston Celtics and the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Conviction of vehicular homicide

On March 12, 1992, Smith was convicted of vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of a crime, in the hit-and-run deaths of two Boston University students on March 22, 1991.[1]


  1. ^ Smith, a former Celtic, gets a split verdict, abstract The New York Times. March 13, 1992. Accessed August 27, 2007.

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