Josh Smith and the Top 10 Free Agent Power Forwards
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff…
1. Josh Smith- Atlanta Hawks (UFA)
Smith is an elite athlete and shot-blocker, an excellent scorer, passer, rebounder and defender, but his shot selection and maturity have always a problem and clearly needs a change in scenery. Regardless, he can be the second best player on a championship contender and it is time for him to leave Atlanta and go somewhere else, like Houston, where he would make an excellent second option next to James Harden and he would fit perfectly in their fast paced offense.
Prediction: Signs in Houston
2. David West- Indiana Pacers (UFA)
David West is still one of the better post players in the NBA and can be a first option down low for many teams in the NBA, as he is an elite mid range jump shooter and post scorer, even at 32. He was a key leader, scorer and rebounder for the Pacers and their second best player during the regular season (Roy Hibbert took that ...