Monday, May 20, 2019

Joe Smyth

Joseph George Smyth

May 22, 1929
New York, NY

June 10, 1999
Montauk, NY

1946-47 Franklin Lane High School - Brooklyn (High School)
1948-49 Niagara University (College)
1949-50 Niagara University (College)
1950-51 Niagara University (College)
1953-54 New York Knicks (NBA)
1953-54 Baltimore Bullets (NBA)

Smyth graduated from Niagara and went straight into the military. After serving his country, he returned to the USA and was drafted by the New York Knicks in the 1953 Draft. He would play for the Washington Generals before joining the Knicks in the beginning of January, 1954. Smyth played in 8 games with the Knicks before being sold to the Baltimore Bullets on January 22, 1954. He finished the season with the Bullets but was released by the club before the start of the 1954-55 season.



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