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The suspect play after starting the season 20-10 is not sitting well right now in Atlanta.
The constant Josh Smith trade rumors may be too much to cope with.
At some point some good news has to come the Atlanta Hawks’ way. They will just have to wait until training camp next season to recognize the benefit of such a blessing.
Over the weekend the Hawks announced that Lou Williams, who underwent reconstructive knee surgery last Thursday, is scheduled to be ready for the 2013-14 training camp if all goes according to schedule.
"I already know that the rehab is not something that is going to be a walk in the park. It’s going to be a difficult process,” Williams said recently about his season ending surgery.
“There is not a lot that these guys can tell me that I’m not expecting. I’m already expecting the worst and anything short of that is a blessing. That is how I process my mind for stuff like that."
The point guard for Atlanta initially tore the ligament in his...
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Josh Smith is having yet another well-balanced, 'Josh Smith-esque' type season for the 27-22 Hawks, putting up 16.9 points, 8.5 boards, 4.0 assists, 2.2 blocks and 1.3 steals a game, the only player in the NBA averaging 16/8/4/2/1. However, the Hawks are not impressed. Well, not impressed enough to offer Smith, an unrestricted free agent this summer, a maximum contract to...
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ATLANTA Over the next nine days, you'll be inundated with a slew of rumor-based pieces speculating on the trade status of Hawks forward Josh Smith, who'll be an unrestricted free agent at season's end.
This isn't one of 'em.
Instead, we'll operate under the highly plausible scenario that Smith remains with Atlanta past Feb. 21 (NBA trade deadline) and...
PIECE OF THE PUZZLE
The Nets have been very aggressive during the last two trade deadlines and will seemingly be active this year, as they are reportedly pursuing Josh Smith.
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Hawks say they are optimistic guard Lou Williams will be ready for training camp following reconstructive surgery on his right knee.
Williams' surgery was performed on Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Fla., by Dr. James Andrews, leaving about eight months before the start of next season's training camp. The Hawks say they are basing their optimism on the success...
Add the San Antonio Spurs to the long, long list of teams interested in acquiring Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith.
Yahoo Sports reported:
"The Spurs are among the teams with interest in Hawks forward Josh Smith,
a source told Yahoo! Sports. Keep in mind, Hawks general manager Danny
Ferry was previously with the Spurs."
This was the meat of the rumor tucked into...
via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Boy oh Boy, tis the season for unlimited trade rumors! Contrary to most reports online the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Josh Smith has NOT had any discussions with the Hawks organization about contracts. Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that both parties will wait until the end of the year to decide which direction to go.
While the Los Angeles Lakers season continues to get more and more disappointing, a lot of attention has been turned towards the future and the impending free agency of center Dwight Howard.
Howard has remained non-committal about his future, stating that his only focus right now is this season. Many have taken that to mean Dwight wants to play elsewhere. If that is the case...
Josh Smith activated full-troll-mode in Dallas, where he drained a career-high four three-pointers (on just five tries) as the Hawks defeated the Mavericks 105-101. Needless to say, he also did some really stupid ****; even his made three-pointers were actually stupid ****, but they happened to not be airballs somehow. Smith didn’t do nearly as much stupid **** as the Mavericks...
Not long ago, the Atlanta Hawks were one of the bigger surprises in the NBA. However, their strong first two months appear to be a distant memory with the club on a run of inconsistent play since.
The Dallas Mavericks hope their promising homestand can help spark them back toward the .500 mark, and they'll go for a third straight victory Monday night against a Hawks team that...
DALLAS (AP) — Josh Smith had 26 points and 13 rebounds, Devin Harris made a key steal in the final minute and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Dallas Mavericks 105-101 Monday night.