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D'Arcy Motors Athlete of the Week: Michael Smith

Senior, Joliet West, Boys Basketball

Michael Smith
Joliet West
Michael Smith Joliet West

Herron: What do you like the most about playing basketball?

Smith: Just the hard work that everyone has to put in to be great.

Herron: What did you like the most about this season’s Tigers team?

Smith: We didn’t have as much size as in the past few years, but you could tell that everyone wanted to work hard to make it as far as we could go.

Herron: What did you like most about competing for Joliet West?

Smith: It was fun. Every night, we knew that everyone was going to give us their best effort, so we just had to come out and play and do everything that we could to try to get the win.

Herron: Who’s someone that you’d like to meet?

Smith: LeBron James.

Herron: What sports team do you like the most, and who’s your favorite athlete?

Smith: The Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James.

Herron: What’s your favorite type of food and restaurant?

Smith: Fried chicken. JJ Fish & Chicken.

Herron: What’s your favorite class, and what are your future plans?

Smith: I’ll say math, and I want to start a business.

Herron: What things do you like to do in your free time?

Smith: Be in the gym, and work on my game.

Herron: What’s your favorite TV show?

Smith: “Everybody Hates Chris.”

Herron: What type of music do you like?

Smith: Hip hop.

Herron: What’s the most interesting place that you’ve been and where would you like to visit?

Smith: Las Vegas. And Hawaii.

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