Hapoel Jerusalem sign Donta Smith to a three-year deal

The BSL MVP will continue his successful partnership with coach Danny Franco

From: Web Site Editor - 12:12 | 01/07/2014 | (Photo by: web site editor )

Hapoel Jerusalem made a big statement with signing American forward Donta Smith. Smith signed a three-year contract with the club after meeting team co-owner Ori Allon in New York. The 30-year-old Smithwon the Israeli League Championship with Maccabi Haifa in 2013. Last season Smith led the team to the Israeli League Final. He was named League MVP, averaging 16.1 points, 7 rebounds and 6.2 assists per game.

"I am happy to cooperate once again with the best player in the league", said Hapoel's new head coach, Danny Franco. "We have a special connection, and I'm sure Hapoel Jerusalem will benefit from it".

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