Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/6/13
While much of the NBA news today surrounded Dwight Howard's decision to sign with the Houston Rockets, the NBA's Hang Time Blog reported on the non-Dwight news of the night, among which I came across this tidbit: Paul Millsap agreed to terms on a two-year, $19 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks, sliding into the power forward role vacated by the pending move of Josh Smith (to either the Rockets in a sign-and-trade deal or to Detroit, in a potential sign-and-trade deal). There is still no official word on where things stand but the Rockets planned all along to snag both Howard and Smith this summer. Millsap’s Utah Jazz teammate DeMarre Carroll is also reportedly going to join him in Atlanta, where rebuilding around someone other than Howard plans is underway. Notice that in discussing the potential destinations for Josh Smith, only the Rockets and Pistons were cited as his two possible future teams. Was this strictly an oversight by the post author? Or does Sekou Smith have ...
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