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General Information

Name:  Sam Smith  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT

Born: 1948 in Brooklyn, New York


Illinois Connection

Since October, 2008 sports journalist Sam Smith has been doing all his writing and continuing his popular NBA column exclusively on the the Chicago Bulls' web site, Bulls. com.

Biographical and Professional Information

Sam Smith covered the Bulls and the NBA for the Chicago Tribune for 25 years. He is the author of the best selling The Jordan Rules, which was top ten on the New York Times Bestseller List for three months. Smith served as president of the Professional Basketball Writers Association for four terms, a feat no one else has accomplished. He also served on committees for the NBA and The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

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