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    • Elmore Smith

      Standout performer at Ballard Hudson High School before going on to Kentucky State where he was an All American. Following his College career, he was drafted by the Buffalo Braves in the first round of the 1971 draft as the number three pick overall. In his first season he averages 17.3 points and 15.2 rebounds a game and was named to the NBA All Rookie team. His rebounding average that year is the 8th best of all time for a rookie. His shot-blocking ability earned him the nickname "Elmore the Rejector." He led the NBA in that category in both for 1974 and 1975 and holds the NBA record for most blocks in a game since 1973 with 17 against the Portland Trailblazers in 1973. Smith spent 8 years in the NBA playing for the Buffalo Braves, the Los Angelesa Lakers, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Cleveland Cavaliers. He averages a double double (13.4 points and 10.6 rebounds) over the course of his career._ (more)

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