Running With The Greyhounds

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About the Author

Meet Jimmy Smith


Jimmy “Jumpshot” Smith attended Northern High School (Baltimore, Md.) and earned his BA degree from Loyola University Maryland, playing varsity basketball for four years. Jimmy played professionally in England and France. He pioneered basketball in England as Nottinghamshire County Council’s Basketball Development Officer and Coach for over 30 years, introducing more than 62,000 young people to the game. His biggest thrill -working at the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Now an author, public speaker, basketball development consultant and coach, Jimmy lives in Nottingham, England with his wife, Anne and has three sons, James III, Joel and Samuel.


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