Roundup: Smith to retire after 14 seasons
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Guard Steve Smith, whose solid play might have been exceeded by his exceptional citizenship, will retire from the NBA on Friday.
A 14-year veteran, former All-Star and NBA champion, Smith will announce his retirement at the Clara Bell Smith Student-Athlete Academic Center on the campus of Michigan State, his alma mater.
The Detroit native donated $2.5 million to the $7.5 million academic center, which opened in 1998 and bears his mother's name.
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