August 9, 2008 |
The Memphis Grizzlies signed restricted free-agent forward Josh Smith, of the Atlanta Hawks, to an offer sheet yesterday. Atlanta has 7 days to match the offer. Neither Wallace Prather, Smith's agent, nor the Grizzlies would give details and the Hawks declined to comment. The Hawks drafted the 6-9, 235-pound Smith out of high school in the first round in 2004. Smith, who once was considered by the 76ers, averaged 17.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and 2.8 blocks in helping the Hawks make the playoffs last season.
February 13, 2013 |
THE BROOKLYN Nets are trying to acquire forward Josh Smith from the Atlanta Hawks, according to a report. ESPN, citing league sources, reported that the teams are discussing a trade. One source, however, cautioned that "there has been lots of talk, nothing is close yet. " The trade deadline is Feb. 21. According to the sources, the Nets are willing to part with forward Kris Humphries and shooting guard MarShon Brooks for Smith. But, according to one source, the Hawks want the Nets' first-round pick.
February 14, 2013 |
MILWAUKEE - Websites have speculated about a possible trade that would send Evan Turner and Spencer Hawes to Atlanta for soon-to-be unrestricted free agent Josh Smith, but such a deal would not interest the 76ers, according to two league sources with knowledge of the situation. "Why would the Sixers be interested in making a deal for a player who can walk at the end of the season and leave them holding nothing but the bag?" one source said. "I don't see where that makes sense for them.
January 16, 2013 |
Naquan Council sank four three-pointers and finished with 20 points for Highland, which held on for a 54-52 win at Glassboro in a nonleague boys' basketball game Tuesday. Glassboro's Samuel Smith scored 26 points. Highland jumped out to a 23-12 lead after one quarter and built a 40-23 edge at halftime before Glassboro chipped away. The Bulldogs closed to within 10 points entering the fourth quarter. Highland 23 17 8 6 - 54 Glassboro 12 11 15 14 - 52 H: Naquan Council 20, Jerome Furlow 2, Kerron Johnson 11, Quadier Lewis 3, Juwan Morgan 9, Christian Scafidi 9. G: David Chambers 5, Andrew Fisher 2, Acosta Kittles 2, Deonte Rowland 4, Samuel Smith 26, Josh Smith 9, Jared Victor 4.
January 8, 2012
Josh Smith scored 25 points, Joe Johnson and Vladimir Radmanovic each added 17, and the host Atlanta Hawks beat Chicago, 109-94, on Saturday night to snap the Bulls' six-game winning streak. John Lucas III had 14 of his team-high 16 points in the fourth quarter for Chicago, which never led. The Bulls, who dropped to 7-2, had been off to their best start since going 12-0 in 1996-97. Derrick Rose, last season's league MVP, scored eight points for Chicago - his lowest total since the Bulls took a 17-point victory at Toronto on Dec. 15, 2010.
December 19, 2012
Former 76er Lou Williams scored a season-high 24 points, and Josh Smith had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 100-95 overtime win over the Wizards on Tuesday night in Washington. Kyle Korver, another ex-Sixer, had 16 points, and Jeff Teague added 13 as Atlanta won for the third time in three meetings with the Wizards. Raptors win on road Jose Calderon scored a season-high 23 points, and the Toronto Raptors won on the road for the second time this season by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-99.
April 12, 2013 |
The Atlanta Hawks, still trying to improve their playoff position, easily handled the 76ers, who are playing out the string, 124-101, at the Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night. The 124 points are the most the Sixers have given up at home all season. Leading by 59-51 at the end of the first half, the Hawks converted 14 of 23 shots in the third quarter in extending the lead to 93-73 at the start of the fourth. Thaddeus Young scored 22 of his team-high 28 points in the first half to lead all scorers.
May 6, 2009 |
The Cleveland Cavaliers shook off some rust, and then shook off the Atlanta Hawks. Newly crowned MVP LeBron James scored 34 points and the well-rested Cavs, who waited 9 days between playoff games after a first-round sweep of Detroit, pulled away in the second half for a 99-72 win over the visiting Hawks in their Eastern Conference semifinal opener last night. James added 10 rebounds, three assists and four steals as the top-seeded Cavs won their fifth straight lopsided game in a postseason that has so far mirrored the best regular season in franchise history.
March 24, 2012
DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points before leaving with an injury, Andrea Bargnani had 21, and the Toronto Raptors routed the Knicks, 96-79, Friday night in Toronto, snapping New York's five-game winning streak. Gary Forbes scored 19 points and Jose Calderon had 10 assists as Toronto snapped a three-game skid and handed New York its first defeat under coach Mike Woodson. Hawks 93, Nets 84 Josh Smith had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead Atlanta over New Jersey in Atlanta.
January 17, 2013
Atlanta suspended top scorer Josh Smith before Wednesday night's 109-95 win at home against the Brooklyn Nets for "conduct detrimental to the team" after an incident in practice Tuesday, but nobody with the Hawks would say what had happened. The one-game suspension came with an undisclosed fine. "I really don't want to put too much focus on that anymore," Hawks coach Larry Drew said before the game. "Tomorrow, we'll welcome Josh back with open arms and we'll move forward. " "I think the whole practice [Tuesday]