Rumeal Robinson


Keith Smart's kids had heard the stories about their father's most famous moment as a basketball player, the jump shot from the left wing at the Superdome that beat Syracuse and gave Indiana the 1987 NCAA championship.

They have seen the framed picture of Smart taking the shot hanging on the wall in their father's home office in Oakland, Calif., where Smart is in his fourth season as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors, this year under Don Nelson.

But Smart's 8-year-old son, Jared, wanted to witness it for himself.

"We went into the garage and dug it [the tape] out and put it in the VCR," Smart, 42, said last week. "He was pretty excited. He...