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Pelicans to reportedly sign Josh Smith

After playing last season for the Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball League, veteran forward Josh Smith will reportedly return to the NBA. According to The Vertical’s Shams Charania, the 31-year-old Smith will sign with the New Orleans Pelicans. New Orleans finds itself in a questionable situation with injuries at this early point in the season. Guard Rajon Rondo is currently...
Via Sportsnaut
October 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Smith eyeing Rockets return

The NBA may not have seen the last of The Smoove Criminal.ESPN’s Kelly Iko spoke with ex-Houston Rocket Josh Smith at James Harden’s charity basketball event over the weekend, and Smith said that he is “very interested” in a return to the team. Smith, 31, has had two separate stints with Houston since 2014, but he went over to the Chinese Basketball Association last season to play...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets get Josh Smith back from Clippers via trade

The Rockets have reportedly completed a trade with the Clippers that will send veteran forward Josh Smith back to Houston. ESPN’s Calvin Watkins reports that the Rockets gave up the draft rights to former second-round pick Maarten Leunen to acquire Smith, who was with Houston for the latter half of the 2014-2015 season after he was waived by the Detroit Pistons. Smith averaged...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Josh Smith, Clippers assistant argue after loss

With the Los Angeles Clippers opening up the year 6-7, their worst start in the Chris Paul era, frustration is beginning to set in. Forward Josh Smith was involved in a locker room argument with an unspecified Clippers assistant coach after Sunday’s 91-80 loss over the Toronto Raptors, according to Dan Woike of the Orange County Register. Obscenities and yelling coming from the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Smith addresses ‘harder on me’ comment in essay

By Jason Rowan Josh Smith created something of a controversy last week when he made comments related to how his new one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers was going to put a strain on him and his family, saying his contract is going to make it “harder on me this year.” The fact that Smith is slated to make approximately $6.9 million during the 2014-15 NBA season ($1.5 million...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

How Josh Smith fits in with the Los Angeles Clippers

By Darryn Albert The Midrange Shawty is officially headed to Lob City. Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops broke the news Thursday that Josh Smith had reached a deal with the Los Angeles Clippers. David Aldridge of TNT confirmed that the deal was a one-year agreement for the veteran’s minimum.  Doc Rivers should probably send a gift basket to Stan Van Gundy at some point as Smith...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Smith trolls Hawks fans, calls them ‘very fickle and bandwagoners’ (vid)

Not only did Josh Smith spend his first nine years in the NBA as a member of the Atlanta Hawks, he is also a Georgia native, so it was a homecoming on multiple fronts when the forward returned along with his Houston Rockets teammates to the ATL for a Tuesday night showdown with the Atlanta...Read More The post Josh Smith trolls Hawks fans, calls them ‘very fickle and bandwagoners...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Is Josh Smith the x-factor?

The Houston Rockets just beat the Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis. Going into “The Grindhouse” and coming out with a win is quite a remarkable feat now-a-days. This win was huge for Kevin McHale’s club for multiple reasons. For starters, they beat the Grizzlies and moved into third in the Western Conference standings. They beat the Grizzlies at home—which is something they may need...
Via isportsweb.com
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons rejected trade offers from Kings for Josh Smith

Arguably one of the Pistons’ biggest problems this season is the play of Josh Smith and his monstrous contract that has once again handcuffed the Detroit organization to make meaningful moves for meaningful players. Over the offseason though it looked as though the team was on the verge of trading away Smith to the Sacramento Kings ridding themselves of one huge mistake. Not to...
Via The Majors Detroit
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Josh Smith has the worst streak in sports right now

Here at TSFJ, we have done our best to try and defend Josh Smith. Our editor-at-large Kenny Masenda has come out and said that the coaches in the Eastern Conference were as “as dumb as a bag of rocks” for not voting Smith into the All-Star game, and I personally believe that Josh Smith COULD be the best power forward in the East if he could ever get his mind right. But that right...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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