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Knicks and Pistons discussing trade that would send Greg Monroe to New York

Greg Monroe could bolster the front line of the Knicks The New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons are reportedly working on a sign and trade deal that would send Greg Monroe to the Big Apple. The Pistons are looking for J.R. Smith and a first round pick, while the Knicks are offering Smith and a second round pick. The Knicks couldn’t give up a first round pick until 2018. The NBA...
Via Pass The Pill
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

SVG tells Josh Smith that he’s most likely to remain a Piston

Earlier on Monday afternoon, Yahoo! sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Detroit Pistons coach and President of Basketball Operations Stan Van Gundy assured Josh Smith that he will most likely remain with the Pistons. This comes after reports that the Pistons and Sacramento Kings were discussing a trade that would send the talented, but troublesome, forward to Sacramento. It...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Smith Likely Staying With Pistons

  When you have a roster with names like Brandon Jennings, Josh Smith, Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe, missing the playoffs in a weak Eastern Conference is a colossal disappointment. Naturally, such a failure is usually followed by overhaul to a team’s roster and front office, and that is exactly what has been going on with the Detroit Pistons this off-season. After bringing in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sources: SVG assures Josh Smith he's likely to remain with Pistons

Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy reached out to forward Josh Smith to tell him that reports of the franchise engaging in substantive trade talks with Sacramento centered on Smith have been inaccurate and – barring an unexpected turn of events – Smith will be in training camp with the Pistons this fall, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Sacramento had made calls...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He's Unlikely To Be Traded

Stan Van Gundy has reached out to Josh Smith to inform him that reports of trade talks involving the Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings have been inaccurate. Van Gundy told Smith he expects him to be in training camp with the Pistons this fall. The Kings made calls about Smith back in June, but there was never an offer that created serious discussions. The frontcourt of the Pistons...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy Reportedly Tells Josh Smith Trade Rumors ‘Have Been Inaccurate’

Whether or not Stan Van Gundy actually wants to trade Josh Smith this offseason, the Detroit Pistons’ new coach recently told Smith that all rumors surrounding a Smith-to-Sacramento deal “have been inaccurate”, Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Monday. According to Wojnarowski, Smith will be with the Pistons for training camp “barring an unexpected turn of events”,...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why Pistons fans should be excited about Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Much of the talk about the Detroit Pistons’ off season has been about whether Stan Van Gundy would keep Josh Smith or Greg Monroe as well as which free agents the Pistons would pick up during the off season. A story line that has been so far under looked is the development of shooting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. During Summer League KCP tore up the competition, having multiple...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rondo to Sacramento is Real?

KHTK in Sacramento, apparently a CBS affiliate, is tweeting that Sacramento is deep in talks with the Celtics and Detroit, and that offers are on the table, and that the two deals are dependent on each other.Was told by a lower management Kings official, talks regarding Pistons F Josh Smith are on hold as of now, due to SAC/BOS Rondo negotiationsWas told reasoning behind slow process...
Via Celtics Today
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Rumors: Sacramento 'rebuffed' in Josh Smith talks

The Sacramento Kings have had a rather curious offseason thus far. They showed no significant interest in bringing back young guard Isaiah Thomas as a restricted free agent, even after the Phoenix Suns signed Thomas to a highly affordable offer sheet.Instead, the Kings signed former L.A. Clippers backup Darren Collison to a three-year deal worth $16 million, which was deemed by many...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Smith trade to Kings not imminent

Over the past month and a half the Pistons have seemed pretty adamant about moving forward Josh Smith this offseason and for the most part it looks like the Sacramento Kings are interested. However, the Pistons aren’t looking to get rid of Smith and the $40.5M left on his contract for nothing according to the Detroit Free Press‘ Vince Ellis who says the team is seeking a valuable...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Packages the Kings Could Send to Detroit for Josh Smith

Number OnePistons Send: Josh SmithKings Send: Derrick Williams, Jason TerryWhy the Kings Would do it: The Kings basically give up a prospect and a bench veteran for the star power type player they have craved for years now.  While Smith may not fit that well next to Rudy Gay, the Kings have been rumored in talks for multiple top tier names recently, and Smith would just be the...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons ‘Prepared to Bring Josh Smith Back’ if Kings Don’t Up Trade Offer, Per Report

The Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons may indeed be discussing a possible Josh Smith trade, as was reported Thursday, but any deal appears very far from the finish line. The Detroit Free Press’ Vince Ellis reported Friday that a source informed him there were “no legs” to the rumor, mainly because the Pistons are not trying to dump Smith. The Kings believed that the Pistons...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings still want Pistons' Josh Smith, but trade not imminent

The Sacramento Kings made another run at Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith during this week’s league meetings in Las Vegas, but they were rebuffed again. A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation confirmed ESPN’s Marc Stein’s report that the Kings were interested in Smith. Another source said Thursday morning that there are “no legs” to the report — suggesting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons discussing Josh Smith trade

ESPN’s Marc Stein reported on Thursday morning that the Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings are revisiting a trade scenario that would send Josh Smith to the Kings. Stein also reported that the two teams are looking for a third team to facilitate the deal. Stein also said: “Skeptics will inevitably question whether the Kings should indeed take the gamble of trying to fit Smith...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Pistons, Kings Resume Trade Talks For Josh Smith, Could Impact Celtics

The Sacramento Kings were engaged in talks with the Detroit Pistons in late June about acquiring forward Josh Smith, and it appears as though those conversations have resumed. The Pistons and Kings are talking again about a deal that would send Smith, a 28-year-old forward, to Sacramento, according to ESPN sources with knowledge of the talks. Initial talks from last month called...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons and Kings once again talking Josh Smith trade

In the early morning hours Thursday news broke that the Pistons and Kings were once again discussing a trade involving forward Josh Smith. ESPN’s Marc Stein was the first to report the news while also mentioning that the two sides were looking for a third team to help facilitate the deal. ESPN sources say Pistons and Kings have resumed Josh Smith trade talks. Link – http:/...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons Discussing Josh Smith Trade

The Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons have seemingly been in contact for a while now about a trade involving Josh Smith, but it hasn’t seemed to get all that serious. Now that the first part of the free agency period is over, the two sides have resumed talks, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.com. As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged in trade discussions...
Via Standing O Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons Not Waiting To Build Around Uncertain Core

The Greg Monroe restricted free agency process appears to have shown little progress. The Pistons still seem hopeful that they will bring the skilled big man back to Detroit, but they have received little assurance that the feeling is mutual, and they have not shown a desire to alleviate the situation by trading Josh Smith in the fastest way possible. In spite of the offseason...
Via TopSportsReport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Pursuing Josh Smith

The Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons are discussing a trade involving Josh Smith. The Kings would have to give up Jason Thompson and Derrick Williams or Jason Terry in exchange for Smith, according to Marc Stein of ESPN. Both parties are searching for a third team to make this trade... The post Kings Pursuing Josh Smith appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Discussing Trade For Josh Smith

It seems Greg Monroe may actually be important to the Detroit Pistons.  Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that the Kings and Pistons are having strong discussions about a trade centered around Josh Smith. Talks have centered around Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry to the Pistons for Smith. As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Discussing Trade For Josh Smith

It seems Greg Monroe may actually be important to the Detroit Pistons.  Marc Stein of ESPN.com is reporting that the Kings and Pistons are having strong discussions about a trade centered around Josh Smith. Talks have centered around Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry to the Pistons for Smith. As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings, Pistons Continue To Discuss Josh Smith Trade

The Sacramento Kings continue to pursue a trade for Josh Smith with the Detroit Pistons. The Kings are attempting to find a third team to engage in trade talks to help facilitate the deal. Talks have centered around Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry to the Pistons for Smith. Skeptics question whether the Kings could gamble on trying to fit Smith in alongside...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Pistons Rumors: Josh Smith Trade Talks With Sacramento Kings Back On

The Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings are again discussing a possible trade involving forward Josh Smith, ESPN’s Marc Stein reported. The two sides had been engaged in at least preliminary talks about Smith earlier, per multiple reports, though obviously nothing transpired at that time. From Stein: As ESPN.com reported last month, Detroit and Sacramento have engaged in trade...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Rondo is getting roped into the Josh Smith to Sacramento trade rumors

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The Detroit Pistons and the Sacramento Kings have resumed trade discussions on a deal that could send Josh Smith to Sacramento, according to sources with knowledge of the talks. Sources told ESPN.com the Kings...
Via Red's Army
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings Rumors: Sacramento interested in Josh Smith

Before the NBA Draft last month, the Sacramento Kings were mentioned as a team that had interest in trading for Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith. Talks have cooled since then, but according to Marc Stein of ESPN, they may have heated back up again.ESPN sources say Pistons and Kings have resumed Josh Smith trade talks. Link - http://t.co/FyDRjjCUjm— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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