On This Date in NBA History: March 2, Jason Smith was Born


Jan 13, 2014; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Pelicans center Jason Smith (14) is guarded by San Antonio Spurs power forward Tim Duncan (21) during the first quarter of a game at the New Orleans Arena. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

1986 – Happy 28th birthday to New Orleans Pelicans forward/center Jason Smith who is in his sixth NBA season. He was originally drafted by the Miami Heat, but was traded on draft day in 2007 and then traded to New Orleans in 2010. Smith had provided depth at big man for 2013-14, but is now out for the rest of the season after knee surgery.

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