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NBA Great Kenny "The Jet" Smith Selling Encino Estate For $2.795 Million!

Former basketball great and current broadcast star, Kenny “The Jet” Smith, is selling his Encino mansion for $2,795,000.  Smith had an illustrious NBA career that included being 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. He won two NBA championships with the Rockets in 1994 and 1995. Now, Smith is still in the game via his career as a successful TV basketball analyst.

Smith and his stunning “Price is Right” model wife Gwendolyn welcomed their second child in fall 2012. With their two children together, and kids from previous relationships, the married duo are in need of some new digs.

Brand new to the market, the Smith’s Encino home is a private and sophisticated 5 bedroom, 6.5 bathroom 6,106 square foot contemporary estate. Hidden at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac behind gates on a 30,000 square foot flat lot, the property includes a stunning main residence and detached 760 square foot guest house.

The main residence features four en-suite bedrooms downstairs, an upstairs master suite with spa tub, steam shower and balcony, and a separate upstairs wing with an incredible movie theater.

The estate’s exteriors include a motor court with plenty of parking, a sparkling swimming pool and lush landscaping.

Kofi Natei Nartey and Craig Knizek of The Agency are the listing agents.