Food vendor hit by stray bullet during opening ceremony at Buddhist temple in N.C.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 8 (UPI) --Police in Charlotte, N.C., believe the bullet that struck a man selling food at the opening of a Buddhist temple was fired to celebrate the Fourth of July.
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Kenny Smith
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Mewelde Moore (21) is tackled by New England Patriots defensive lineman Kenny Smith (95) in the second quarter at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts on November 30, 2008. The Steelers defeated the Patriots 33-10. (UPI Photo/Matthew Healey)

Kenneth (Kenny) "The Jet" Smith (born March 8, 1965) is a retired National Basketball Association player and current TV basketball analyst, primarily for Inside the NBA on TNT.

Smith was born in Queens, New York, New York, and attended Archbishop Molloy High School. He then played basketball at the University of North Carolina.

Smith was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the sixth pick of the 1987 NBA Draft. He played in the NBA from 1987 to 1997 as a member of the Sacramento Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Houston Rockets, Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and Denver Nuggets. In his professional career, Smith scored 9,397 points and recorded 4,073 assists. He won two NBA championships with the Rockets in 1994 and 1995. In the first game of the 1995 Finals against the Orlando Magic, Smith made seven three-pointers, including a game-tying shot which sent the game into overtime. The Rockets won the game 120–118.

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