Utilizing the speed and weapons to play with big man to contribute to the team in rebounding and defense.
"We look forward to and start a new season with Hitachi. To win the championship, I would like to play hard. Thank you."
This is Smith's second time playing in Japan. Back in 2007-08, he played for the Toshiba Brave Thunder. He played in France last season and in Italy the two seasons prior to that.