Stevin Hedake Smith is an American professional basketball player and television personality. His net worth is approximately $7 million, and he has a diverse range of sources of income. After failing to make it to the NBA, Smith played basketball professionally in other countries, including Turkey and France. This gave him the opportunity to earn a sizable salary for winning games by a narrower margin.
Hedake Smith is married to Kyra Marshall and they have three children together. They are a close family and enjoy spending time together. Hedake enjoys fishing trips and watching sports. His wife, Kyri, is a stay-at-home mom, and she bakes delicious treats for her family.
Smith began his professional career with the Sacramento Kings in 1987. He was drafted sixth overall by the team. While at the Kings, Smith averaged 13.8 points and 7.1 assists per game, and he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Team. In 1989-90, he was traded to the Houston Rockets. During his time with the Rockets, he averaged 17.7 points per game and helped the team to a 52-30 record. During his career, Smith won two NBA championships.
After graduating from college, Smith spent a year playing basketball in Spain for Somontano Huesca. He then went on to play for teams in France and Turkey, as well as the CBA. He also volunteers his time with the nonprofit organization NOW, which helps underprivileged kids. In addition, he has become a vice president of a non-profit organization called NOW. He married his wife, Hedake Smith, in 2020, and they are proud parents of three girls.
As a child, Smith grew up very close to his mother. They shared a three-room home on Ella Avenue in South Dallas. His mother did not remarry, and she did not have children of her own. Nonetheless, she did manage to raise a sizable amount of money.
The American basketball player was born on January 24, 1972. He was the youngest in his class when he entered the NBA. At the time, he was the highest-scoring player in his high school. His wife, Eunice, and three daughters are active in their communities, and Smith has been invited to speak at an NCAA gambling seminar.
Smith ruined his basketball career due to greed. His friend Benny Silman, a sports bettor, offered him a large sum of money in return for unlimited points and wins. The deal turned out to be a scam and Smith was jailed for one year and one day.