Dane Smith is an international professional basketball player, actor, model and entrepreneur. Smith has been featured in numerous commercials for major brands such as Nike, Axe Canada, WeTheNorth and the Toronto Raptors. He also participated in the NBA’s first ever international campaign for NBA All-Star Weekend in Toronto and in the 2016 Celebrity Game for team East.
Dane, a Toronto native, went to school in Scarborough at West Hill C.I. After graduation, Dane accepted an athletic scholarship from Kilgore College in Texas and later transferred to the University of Tennessee at Martin.
After university, Dane signed a contract with The London Lightning in London Ontario, where he went on to win the 2014 National Basketball League of Canada in his rookie year under the guidance of head coach and NBA Legend Michael Ray Richardson.