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Bingo Smith : biography

February 26, 1946 -

Robert "Bingo" Smith (born February 26, 1946 in Memphis, Tennessee) was a Forward/Guard for the San Diego Rockets (1969–70), Cleveland Cavaliers (1970–79) and San Diego Clippers (1979–80). He helped the Cavaliers win the 1975-76 NBA Central Division.

In 11 seasons, Smith played in 865 games and logged 22,407 minutes. Smith was especially noted for his ability to hit jump shots from long range. His outside jump shots, often were taken from today's 3 point range. For his career, he recorded a .449 field goal percentage (4,776 FGs made out of 10,642 attempts). Smith also had a .798 free throw rate (1,307-of-1,637) and also accounted for 3,630 total rebounds, 1,734 assists and 10,882 points.

Smith was inducted into the University of Tulsa Athletics Hall of Fame in 1984. His number "7" has been retired by the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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