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‘Speedy,’ Appleby headed overseas

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Former Louisiana Tech Dunkin’ Dogs Raheem Appleby (above left) and Kenneth “Speedy” Smith (above right) will begin their professional basketball careers overseas as Appleby has signed with Hungary’s PVSK Panthers while Smith will hit the court with VEF Riga in Latvia.

They worked together to revive Louisiana Tech University’s men’s basketball program.
Now they’re again both headed the same direction — eastward overseas — to begin their professional hoops careers.

Former Tech Dunkin’ Dogs Kenneth “Speedy” Smith and Raheem Appleby both officially joined the professional ranks earlier this week, with Smith signing with EF Riga in Latvia while Appleby will play for Hungary’s PVSK Panthers.

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