Rik Smits is a retired Dutch master basketball player who has a net worth of eighteen million. Born in Eindhoven, in 1966, Netherlands, Rik Smits had college basketball at Marist College in New York from 1984 unless 1988. He was two times called the NEC Player of the entire year in back-to-back seasons in 1987 and again in 1988. Smits with the 2nd overall pick throughout the first round of the 1988 NBA Draft was drafted by The Indiana Pacers. The seven-foot-four, 250-pound center had every game of the career of his as a part of the Pacers at 1988 until 2000. He made the NBA's All Rookie first team in 1989 and was named an NBA All Star nearly a decade later on in 1998. The pro playing career of his with was finished by him close to 13,000 total points to go along with 5,277 rebounds & 1,111 blocked shots. Smits averaged 14.8 points per competition in addition to 6.1 rebounds and 1.3 blocks. In 867 overall regular season games and over hundred postseason video games with the Pacers between 1989 and 2000 was played by smits. Following Smits' recognized retirement from the league, he's become seriously involved in the collection and racing of vintage motorcycles used for motocross. He's been involved in competitive motocross with motorcycles for several years and is profiled by Yahoo! Sports on the subject. Also after the retirement of his, Smits was chosen on the Pacers' 40th Anniversary Team.
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