, Reaves obtain dual citizenship due to his mother being a native of Bolivia and his uncle played soccer professionally.  Reaves made his NBA debut on January 2, 2020, playing the final minute of the 123–111 win against the Brooklyn Nets. His older brother, Michael, played college football at Shepherd University. It’s the most important gift that could ever be given to you or me—life itself.  He was then traded to the Cincinnati Bengals in 1975, claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings in 1979, and signed to the Houston Oilers in 1981. Reaves was born and grew up in Fairfax, Virginia. He attended T.R. We will contact you as soon as your order is available to arrange pickup. Entering the NBA straight out of high school, Smith played nine seasons with the Atlanta Hawks before playing for the Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers between 2013 and 2016. The former Penn State standout has put together a highlight reel in three games of action for the Mavericks. Andy Kuros, Student Writer, Chambers Resigns as Men’s Basketball Coach, Coaches vs. Cancer®-Penn State Initiatives Set for October, BJC to Serve as Polling Site for 2020 General Election, Watkins Signs Contract with Cimarrones del Choco of Colombia, NCAA Division I Council Sets Nov. 25 Basketball Season Start Date, Official Fan Travel and Hospitality Services, Video Platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. "Joshua Reaves transfers from Paul VI to Oak Hill basketball", "Josh Reaves commit signals Penn State move into talent-rich DC area", "Creating the Hype for Penn State's Josh Reaves", "FEATURE: How Josh Reaves became Penn State men's basketball's catalyst for success", "2016–17 Penn State Basketball Player Preview: Josh Reaves", "Penn State's Josh Reaves finding rhythm since return from early-season injury", "Penn State Basketball Postseason Grades: Josh Reaves", "Tom Oates: Breaking down the 2018–19 Big Ten men's basketball season", "Big Ten basketball coaches honor Penn State's Stevens, Reaves", "Penn State Basketball: Josh Reaves Signs Two-Way Deal With Dallas Mavericks", "2019 NBA draft prospect Josh Reaves: 'Teams love the intensity and passion that I play with, "Mavs sign Penn State's Josh Reaves to two-way contract", "Mavericks sign Josh Reaves to two-way contract", "Josh Reaves Makes NBA Debut in Dallas Mavericks' 123–111 Victory Over Brooklyn Nets", https://twitter.com/bobbykaralla/status/1292923968337436679, "Mavericks vs. Jazz – Box Score – August 10, 2020 – ESPN", Career statistics and player information from. Reaves was on the verge of abandoning basketball completely, the game he grew up loving because of the influence of his late father. Josh was many things, but his best suit was being a father to Coen and Grady.  Reaves signed a two-way contract with the Mavericks on July 29, 2019. Robinson High School in Tampa, where he was a star high school football quarterback for the Robinson Knights. I do not make money from this website. He attended preparatory school at Lawrence Academy at Groton; in 2002, he led the Spartans to an Independent School League Basketball Championship. Rev. To contact us with and questions or comments, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you!  Reaves was a first-team All-SEC selection in 1969, a first-team All-American in 1971, and a team captain in 1971. He can play both forward positions. 3/26/2014 06:09:43 pm . , Reaves played four seasons as a member of the Penn State Nittany Lions.  He was named Oak Hill's captain as the team went 47–1 and was ranked seventh nationally by MaxPreps in his only season. He is sometimes referred to by his nickname "J-Smoove". Joshua Alexander Reaves (born June 4, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Texas Legends of the NBA G League.