Smith could join list of broadcasters-turned-coaches

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June 1, 2018 - 11:00 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenny Smith is an outsider wanting in. The Detroit Pistons could change that.

Detroit needs a new head coach and reportedly has plans to interview the TNT NBA analyst, who has no prior coaching experience.

The former first-round draft pick out of the University of North Carolina played in the NBA for a decade, making appearances with six teams. He’s mainly known for his six-year stint in Houston, where the Rockets won championships in 1994 and ‘95. He hung up all his jerseys in 1997 and put on a suit for TV.

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