Who is Ish Smith? Ish Smith Biography and Wiki

Ish Smith (born Ishmael Larry Smith) is an American professional basketball player, point guard for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously, he played basketball for Wake Forest before going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft.

Ish Smith Age and Birthday

Smith was born on July 5, 1988, in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on July 5th every year. Smith will be 33 years old in Jul. 5th, 2021.

Ish Smith Height and Weight

Smith is a man of very tall stature. He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 meters) and weighs 175 lbs (79.4Kg).

Ish Smith Education

Ish Smith College

Snith went to Central Cabarrus High School playing under Scott Brewer, where he averaged 24.8 points and 9.8 assists per game as a senior and led Central Cabarrus to a 25—3 record and a MECA—6 Conference regular season and tournament title, which made him receive the 2006 MECA—6 Conference Player of the year, all-conference honors and was named Piedmont Player of the Year.

For his college, Smith played basketball for Wake Forest, where he finished second all-time for assists in school history. Also, not only was he named Second-Team All -ACC, he also received Second-Team All-District Honors from the NABC. Moreover, after finishing in the ACC and seventh nationally in assist per game from 2009-2010, he earned the team’s Murray Grason Award and Team Assists Leader award.

Ish Smith Parents

Smith is the son of Gwen and Larry Smith and was raised together with three of his siblings, two sisters, Lativia Smith and Serlethea Smith, and his brother, Gerald Smith. Smith’s parents raised their children with the knowledge of the church, making him a Christian with a degree in religion. Actually, he reads the Bible often and prays during the national anthem before he starts any game.

Ish Smith Wife

Smith likes to keep his personal life private hence information about his dating life is under research. It is not known whether he is married, dating, or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Ish Smith Salary

Ish Smith Contract

Smith signed a 2-year contract of $12 million, with Washington Wizards including 12 million guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6 Million USD until 2021.

Ish Smith Net Worth

Smith has enjoyed a long career in the sports industry. Through proceeds from his work as a basketball player, he has been able to accumulate a huge fortune. Smith is estimated to have a net worth of about $1Million-5 Million USD (Approx.).

Ish Smith Measurements and Facts

Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Ish Smith.

Ish Smith Bio and Wiki

  • Full Names: Ishmael Larry Smith
  • Popular As: Smith
  • Gender: Male
  • Occupation / Profession: Basketball player (Point guard)
  • Nationality: American
  • Race / Ethnicity: African-American
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Sexual Orientation: Straight

Ish Smith Birthday

  • Age / How Old?: 32 (2020)
  • Zodiac Sign: Cancer
  • Date of Birth: July 5, 1988
  • Place of Birth: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Birthday: Jul 5th

Ish Smith Body Measurements

  • Body Measurements: **** or Not Available
  • Height / How Tall?: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83 meters)
  • Weight: 175 lbs (79 Kg)
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Hair Color: Black
  • Shoe Size: Not Available
  • Chest Size: Not Available
  • Waist Size: Not Available
  • Arm Size: Not Available

Ish Smith Family and Relationship

  • Father (Dad): Larry Smith
  • Mother: Gwen Smith
  • Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Lativia Smith and Serlethea Smith, Gerald Smith
  • Marital Status: Unmarried
  • Wife/Spouse: Not Available
  • Dating / Girlfriend or Dating / Boyfriend: Not Available
  • Children:  Sons (none) Daughter(s) (none)

Ish Smith Networth and Salary

  • Net Worth: $1Million-5 Million USD (Approx.).
  • Salary: $6 million annually USD
  • Source of Income: Basketball player (point guard)

Ish Smith House and Cars

  • Place of living: Washington DC
  • Cars: Car Brand to be Updated

Ish Smith Career

After going undrafted on the 2010 NBA draft, Smith on August 23, 2010, signed with the Houston Rockets, who later the following year recalled him on January 24 and February 7 after he moved from the team to Rio Grande Valley Vipers, on January 17, 2011.

On Feb. 24th, that same year, Smith was traded along with Shane Battier to the Memphis Grizzlies in exchange for DeMarra Carroll and Hasheem Thabeet. There, Smith made his first appearances in the 2010/2011 season after the trade, all off the bench.

Towards the end of 2011, Grizzlies waived at Smith, he claimed off waivers by the Golden State Warriors and started for the Warriors in a win against the New York Knicks in place of Stephen Curry who was injured at that time and scored 11 points with 6 rebounds and 4 assists. In 2012, Smith signed with the Orlando Magic and was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks along with J.J. Redick and  Gustavo Ayón in exchange for Beno Udrih, Doron Lamb, and Tobias Harris.

Following 2013, he together with Viacheslav Kravtsov was traded to the Phoenix Suns in exchange for Caron Butler. In his third game with the Suns, Smith produced a career-high 8 assists in a 104–98 win over the New Orleans Pelicans. Smith matched his career-high in assists (along with 8 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 steals) in a 116–100 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on January 4, 2014.

In Oklahoma, Smith was once again signed with the Houston Rockets but was waived by the Rockets on October 27, 2014, after appearing in the 7th preseason games. Towards the end of 2014, he signed with the Oklahoma City Thunder and helped the team deal with numerous injuries (Nov. 7, 2014).

Actually, the team had to use an NBA hardship exemption so they could sign him as he made their roster stand at 16—one over the allowed limited of 15. However, the team’s hardship exemption expired, and Smith was kept on the roster as the Thunder released Sebastian Telfair instead.

Coming to 2015 now, he was traded to the Philadelphia 76ers on October 24, 2015, and set a new career-high of 23 points and New Orleans Pelicans, where he was immediately released from the team later that same day. 

Furthermore, on 25 September 2015, he signed with New Orleans Pelicans but he was soon released from the team on 24 October 2015. Then he was acquired by New Orleans Pelicans on 26 October 2015 and traded back to Philadelphia 76ers on 24 December 2015.

On 8 July 2016, Smith signed a three-year contract worth $18 million with Detroit Pistons and since then he is playing from there until when he now signed with the Washington Wizards, on July 9, 2019, an action that marks the 11th team he played for in the last eight season.

Frequently Asked Questions About Ish Smith

Who is Ish Smith?

Ish Smith (born Ishmael Larry Smith) is an American professional basketball player, point guard for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Previously, he played basketball for Wake Forest before going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft.

How old is Ish Smith?

Smith is an American national born on 5th July 1988, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

How tall is Ish Smith?

Smith stands at a height of 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m).

Is Ish Smith married?

Details about his love life are still under review. We will let you know when he gets in a relationship or when we discover helpful information about his love life.

How much is Ish Smith worth?

Smith has an approximate net worth of $1Million-5 Million USD (Approx.). This amount has been accrued from his leading roles in the entertainment industry.

How much does Ish Smith make?

Smith signed a 2-year contract of $12 million, with Washington Wizards including 12 million guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $6 Million USD until 2021.

Where does Smith live?

He is a resident of Washington, DC, USA, we shall upload pictures of his house as soon as we have them.

Is Smith dead or alive?

Smith is alive and in good health. There have been no reports of him being sick or having any health-related issues.

Where is Smith Now?

Smith is pursuing his career in sports. He is working as a basketball player at Washington Wizards since 2019.

Ish Smith Social Media Contacts

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