Charge Acquire Scoochie Smith

Official Release | March 3, 2018

CANTON, OH –   The Canton Charge, powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, have acquired guard Dayshon “Scoochie” Smith and waived guard Maksym Pustozvonov, the team announced today.

Smith (6-2, 180, Dayton) played in 138 games over his four year career at the University of Dayton where he was the only player in school history to be named captain in three different seasons.  He earned First Team All-Atlantic 10 honors as a senior in 2016-17 when he started all 32 games and averaged 13.8 points on .468 shooting with 4.5 assists and 1.6 steals in 31.3 minutes per game.

Pustozvonov played in 20 games with the Charge this season (one start) and averaged 2.7 points on .337 shooting and 1.6 rebounds in 11.9 minutes per game.

The Charge will honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in dedicating their lives to our defending our country with Military Appreciation Night tonight at 7:00 p.m. versus the Delaware 87ers (Philadelphia 76ers).  Fans in attendance will receive a Charge military cap courtesy of the Canton Repository!  2018-19 Charge Nation Memberships are on sale NOW! Place your $100 per seat initial payment today and receive the rest of the 2017-18 season for FREE in addition to all the other great benefits of being a Charge Nation Member. Visit or call 866-444-1944 to sign up today.

The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

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