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Why Did Josh Smith Take So Many Shots?

With superstars as big as James Harden and Dwight Howard on their roster, expectations will be high for the Houston Rockets no matter what happens with the rest of the team. Two of the Rockets’ regular starters—stretch 4 Donatas Motiejunas and nails-tough point guard Patrick Beverly—were injured for the entire playoffs, but there is a lingering feeling of disappointment that...
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Why Josh Smith is a total wild card in free agency

Even though he does not play for them, and will never ever again, the Detroit Pistons still owe Josh Smith a lot of money. Like, $5.4 million every year until 2019. This gives the unrestricted free agent some serious flexibility as he fields offers this summer. Will Smith return to the Houston Rockets, jump on board with a different contender for the league minimum (knowing he's...
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Josh Smith: 'I feel like I have top-10 talent'

Josh Smith's stint with the Houston Rockets has been brilliant and miserable, sometimes touching both ends of the spectrum in the same night. He's a polarizing 29-year-old, one who views himself differently than the general public does.Smith said as much during a recent interview on Grantland with Charles Bethea. When asked what his ceiling is as a player, here was Smith's response...
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Josh Smith happy how everything is working out in Houston

Before he arrived in Houston, Josh Smith's NBA career was slowly turning into a dumpster fire. He shot 41.3 percent from the floor in two years with the Detroit Pistons, and was a bad fit from the start, launching more threes than ever before and getting to the free-throw line less frequently. It was a disturbing trend, but things have been more smooth with the Rockets. Here's Jenny...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rockets Josh Smith Follows Up Blake Griffin Block With a Dagger From Behind the Arc

When the Houston Rockets acquired Josh Smith there were many that wondered why. There were many that said it was not a good idea; that he wasn't worth the money and would not be a big help to the team. Those folks are loving him just as much as every other basketball in the city of Houston after the performance he had Thursday night. Thanks to his late game heroics the Rockets were...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith: Rockets played ‘hero ball’

The Houston Rockets had their chances against the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 1 on Monday night, but they were badly outplayed in the second half. Selfishness on offense was one of Houston’s biggest issues, according to Josh Smith. Smith, who hit just 3-of-12 shots from the field and 1-of-5 from beyond the arc, said...Read More
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Smith expected to sign with Rockets

  This embed is invalid   " /> It appears that Rajon Rondo’s attempts to woo his old teammate to Dallas were unsuccessful. Josh Smith, who played his high school ball with Rondo at Oak Hill Academy, is set to sign with the Houston Rockets after clearing waivers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Smith is scheduled to clear waivers at 5 p...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Smith released by Detroit Pistons in surprising move

The Detroit Pistons waived forward Josh Smith on Monday in surprising move, the team announced.   Smith, 29, was in the second season of a four-year, $54 million contract he signed with the Pistons in July 2013. He was averaging 13.1 points and 7.2 rebounds per game for the Pistons, who are last in the NBA’s Central Division with a 5-23 record. Smith has been subject to trade...
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Smith has the worst streak in sports right now

Josh Smith is capable of doing amazing things on a basketball court. Unfortunately, the current streak he has going is not amazing at all. It's terrible, actually. The post Josh Smith Has The Worst Streak In Sports Going Right Now appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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