Mike Smrek of Welland drafted by Portland Trail Blazers, June 19, 1985

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Title

Mike Smrek of Welland drafted by Portland Trail Blazers, June 19, 1985

Subject

Mike Smrek

Description

Microfilm copy of an article about Mike Smrek of Welland being drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers, from the June 19, 1985 edition of the Welland Tribune.

He was then traded to the Chicago Bulls the same night. Mike later won championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1987 and 1988 as the backup centre to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, making him the first Canadian to play on an NBA championship team. Mike was born in Welland and went to Eastdale Secondary School.

Creator

Welland Tribune

Source

Welland Public Library Microfilm Collection

Date

1985/06/19

Rights

Welland Tribune

Format

Microfilm

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

Microfilm cabinet - 071.1338 WEL Tri #384

Coverage

New York

Files

june 19 1985.jpg

Citation

Welland Tribune, “Mike Smrek of Welland drafted by Portland Trail Blazers, June 19, 1985,” Welland Public Library Local History, accessed February 29, 2024, https://omeka.wellandlibrary.ca/items/show/9901.