Josh Smith PF  #6

Current Team: Houston Rockets

Born: Dec 5, 1985 (29 years old)

Birthplace: College Park, Georgia (United States)

Nationality: United States

Height: 6-9 (206cm)     Weight: 225 (102kg)

Current Agent: Brian Dyke

Current NBA Status: Under Contract (Houston Rockets)

Free Agent: UFA-2015

Draft Entry: 2004 NBA Draft

Early Entry Info: 2004 Early Entrant

Drafted: Round 1, Pick 17, Atlanta Hawks

Pre-Draft Team: Oak Hill Academy (Virginia)

High School: Oak Hill Academy [Mouth of Wilson, Virginia]

AAU Team: Atlanta Celtics

Josh Smith News

Rockets Hope To Create Josh Smith's Roster Spot Via Trade
The Rockets would have to waive a player if a trade is not found.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Josh Smith Agrees To Sign With Rockets
Josh Smith has been promised a spot in the starting lineup and now has the opportunity to play beside former AAU teammate Dwight Howard.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Mavs Confident Of Signing Jermaine O'Neal Or Josh Smith
The Mavericks need to improve their frontcourt depth after their trade of Brandan Wright in the deal for Rajon Rondo.

Tim MacMahon/ESPN

Rockets To Promise Starting Spot To Josh Smith
The Rockets previously tried to acquire Josh Smith during the 2013 offseason.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Josh McRoberts Undergoes Likely Season-Ending Knee Surgery
The Heat have applied for a $2.65 million Disabled Player Exception, which they hope could be used to sign Josh Smith.

RealGM Staff Report

Rockets Emerge As Favorites To Sign Josh Smith
Beyond Josh Smith's close friend Dwight Howard, there's confidence among Rockets' players that they'll be able to sign him.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

76ers Have 'Zero Interest' In Claiming Josh Smith
The 76ers are the only team under the cap with enough space to claim Josh Smith off waivers.

Jeff Zillgitt/USA Today

Kings, Clippers, Mavs, Rockets, Heat Interested In Josh Smith
The Clippers and Mavericks can only offer Josh Smith the minimum.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Pistons Waive Josh Smith
Josh Smith is owed $26 million over the next two seasons.

RealGM Staff Report

Josh Smith: Kenneth Faried Is 'A Clown'
Josh Smith was responding to a quote from Kenneth Faried in which he said that Josh Smith "shot them out of the game."

Vincent Goodwill/Detroit News

Josh Smith Praised For Efforts In Practice, Exclusively Playing Power Forward
Josh Smith has been praised for his efforts during training camp for the Pistons.

David Mayo/MLive

Van Gundy Tells Josh Smith He's Unlikely To Be Traded
Josh Smith is said to be enthusiastic about playing for Stan Van Gundy.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Kings, Pistons Continue To Discuss Josh Smith Trade
The Kings are attempting to find a third team to engage in trade talks to help facilitate the deal for Josh Smith.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Kings, Pistons Discuss Josh Smith Trade
The Kings could send Jason Thompson and Derrick Williams as part of a trade package for Josh Smith.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Josh Smith, Rondo Casually Discuss One Day Playing On Same Team Again
Rajon Rondo and Josh Smith were teammates as Oak Hill.

Evans Clinchy/Celtics Blog

Pistons Made 'Serious Push' To Trade Josh Smith
Josh Smith signed a four-year, $54 million contract with the Pistons in the offseason.

Chad Ford/ESPN

Josh Smith Takes Offense To Cheeks Calling Him Out For Not Playing Hard
Josh Smith said he isn't inclined to have a personal discussion with Maurice Cheeks about their disagreement before the next game.

David Mayo/MLive

Josh Smith: Hawks Showed No Interest In Free Agency
Josh Smith is top 10 in most of the Hawks’ all-time statistical categories after nine years with the organization.

Chris Vivlamore/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Cheeks Insists Benching Of Josh Smith Wasn't To Send Message
Josh Smith played just 18 minutes and scored two points for the Pistons in their Tuesday loss to the Warriors.

David Mayo/MLive

Rasheed Working With Josh Smith On Post Moves, Veteran Leadership
Rasheed Wallace has been helping Josh Smith was his transition to the Detroit area, while also working on improving his game.

Perry A. Farrell/Detroit Free Press

Pistons Were Josh Smith's Only Option
Josh Smith was trying to sell himself on the Pistons as much as Joe Dumars was on the team.

Perry A. Farrell/USA Today

Josh Smith Agrees To Four-Year, $56M Deal With Pistons
The Pistons pursued Josh Smith the hardest among interested teams and reached an agreement on Saturday morning.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Hawks Will Listen On Josh Smith Sign-And-Trade With Rockets
The Rockets may find a way for Josh Smith to join Dwight Howard with the Rockets.

Brian Windhorst/ESPN

Josh Smith Not Interested In Exploring Deal With Warriors
Josh Smith is an unrestricted free agent and the Warriors do not have any cap space.

Marcus Thompson/Contra Costa Times

Josh Smith, Rockets Discussed Possibility Of Playing With Dwight During Meeting
The Rockets would need to get creative, but could conceivably have a lineup of Dwight Howard, James Harden and Josh Smith.

Sam Amick/USA Today

Josh Smith Emerges As Rockets' Backup Plan
Josh Smith has been told by the Rockets that they plan on making him a contract offer if they are unable to sign Dwight Howard.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Pistons Meet With Josh Smith, Hope To Make Preemptive Strike
Josh Smith is the Pistons' top priority in free agency, along with re-signing Jose Calderon.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Hawks To Seek Sign-And-Trade Scenarios For Josh Smith
Josh Smith will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Gary Washburn/Boston Globe

Josh Smith Wants To Explore Options In Free Agency
Josh Smith will become an unrestricted free agent in July.

Jeff Schultz/Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Hawks Offered Josh Smith Three-Year, $45M Extension
Talks between the Hawks and Josh Smith never got serious because Smith made it clear that he wanted to make it to free agency.

Marc Stein/ESPN

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