Smith has never coached in the NBA, but played with six NBA teams from 1987-97.
News broke of Gregg Popovich's wife passing on Wednesday, and LeBron James - in action at the time - defended a reporter seeking a response.
LeBron James took over on Wednesday to help the Cleveland Cavaliers square their series against the Indiana Pacers.
Erin Popovich, wife of Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, died Wednesday, the team announced.
Donovan Mitchell injured his foot in the Utah Jazz's 116-108 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, but he will play on Wednesday.
The Cavaliers underwent tremendous roster movement during the season, and LeBron James thinks it may have hurt their playoff chances.
The Philadelphia 76ers continue to be cautious with Joel Embiid, who has been listed as "doubtful" for Game 3 against the Miami Heat.
The former Louisville guard said if the NCAA doesn't allow him to play at South Carolina, he'll declare for the NBA draft.
The Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors grabbed 2-0 series leads in the NBA playoffs.
China will host two pre-season games between the Philadelphia 76ers and Dallas Mavericks.