As Smith recalls, he listened to [State Rep. Steve] Brown's tapes in mid-July, roughly the week before his annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament and community fair in his district....What a guy.
Smith said his only concern at that time "was I wanted assurances" from the U.S. attorney's office "that they would not indict before the 3-on-3 tournament which we'd spent months preparing for."
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