Kings exercise contract option on interim coach Keith Smart

Evan Hilbert
Tuesday March 6th, 2012

The Sacramento Kings announced Monday that head coach Keith Smart will be retained for the 2012-13 season, according to president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie.

"Keith has done a terrific job of taking control of the direction of the team," explained Petrie. "He is active, engaged and working hard to develop our young players along with a complimentary style of play." Smart took over in January after Paul Westphal was fired.

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