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Josh Smith Baptizes Nerlens Noel

I know it’s not Sunday, but the Lord’s work can be done on any day of the week. Josh Smith of the Detroit Pistons gave rookie Nerlens Noel a welcome to the NBA moment by putting him on his first poster. If you haven’t seen the video, peep the video below.
Via The Front Office News
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Hammers Down Dunk Over Nerlens Noel (Video)

I guess this could be Nerlens Noel’s official welcome to the NBA.  The former Kentucky star is a supremely talented defensive player who’ll have his share of great blocks during his career. This was not his greatest moment after being late on a Josh Smith drive.   The Pistons forward promptly hammered down a ferocious dunk over Noel.  
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens Noel

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith could drive a mad man mad with his shot selection at times. Don’t believe me? Check out this Kirk Goldsberry shot chart over at Grantland. J-Smoove has the kind of athleticism to dunk all over noted shot blockers like Nerlens Noel with relative ease, but it seems all too rare when we witness it. So enjoy. The post Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith throws down hammer over Nerlens Noel (GIF)

Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith threw down a monster slam dunk over Philadelphia 76ers forward Nerlens Noel in the third quarter of Thursday night's preseason game at The Palace of Auburn Hills.Smith took the pass, drove down the lane and delivered the nasty facial.Smith scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as the Pistons beat the Sixers 109-103.Video via NBA. This post...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith posterizes Nerlens Noel with monster slam dunk

There are few things that more enjoyable than a good old poster slam dunk and during tonight’s Pistons-76ers affair, we got a good one. As the Pistons controlled the possession, Detroit Pistons star Josh Smith was able to weave his way into the lane and went for the nasty dunk. 76ers rookie Nerlens Noel tried his best to block the shot but ended up getting posterized: *** Josh...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith’s Dynamite Dunk, Clutch Triple Cap Pistons Preseason: Final 109-103

The Detroit Pistons closed out their preseason campaign with a 109-103 victory over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers Thursday evening. Josh Smith made his presence felt both at the rim, in the form of a raucous slam over 76ers youthful rim protector Nerlens Noel, and from deep, by way of a three-point bomb that put Detroit up for good with nary a minute remaining in the contest....
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season Preview: Detroit Pistons

Detroit’s frontcourt (Josh Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond) was unable to forge any symmetry last season. How will it perform this year under Stan Van Gundy? The Detroit Pistons haven’t been to the postseason since the 2008-09 campaign, when the team went 39-43 and was swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round. Six years later, the Motor City’s best may once...
Via The Lottery Mafia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Rumors: Detroit to keep big lineup with Josh Smith at small forward?

The new President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach of the Detroit Pistons, Stan Van Gundy, is in for a tough decision when looking at his three best players. He has been observing them the last three games of the preseason and is in no hurry in making a decision, Freep.com's Vince Ellis reports.                                           How much time...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Injury Update: Josh Smith tweaks ankle during game against Atlanta, but says he's fine

The Detroit Pistons defeated the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday by the score of 104-100. The win improved the Pistons to 4-2 on the preseason. Six Pistons scored in double figures, lead by Andre Drummond, who has 19 points on 9-of-14 shooting. Starting small forward Josh Smith injured his ankle in the third quarter and did not return. He finished the game with 14 points, five rebounds...
Via Sports Injury Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith Praised For Efforts In Practice, Exclusively Playing Power Forward

Josh Smith has been praised for his efforts during training camp for the Detroit Pistons. Smith has been playing exclusively at power forward early in camp. "He's getting back down the floor defensively," Stan Van Gundy said. "I think he's trying to do the things that we want done and I think people notice those things." Van Gundy said he believes Smith...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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