Against the Brooklyn Nets Friday night, Josh Smith did something pretty amazing. With Smith loose on a fast-break, Mirza Teletovic didn’t get back in time to defend him, and half-heartedly threw his hand out to contest from a few feet behind. Unfortunately for Smith, Teletovic’s hand hit him square in the face as he was […]
Today’s installment of Better Know An Opponent focuses on the Detroit Pistons. Let’s take a look.
According to recent reports, the Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns have emerged as frontrunners in the race to acquire Josh Smith from the Atlanta Hawks, with Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports calling the Boston Celtics a “darkhorse.” The Brooklyn Nets have not been mentioned, making it appear that they’re either out of the race. The […]
Via Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports: The Nets are trying to make a deal for (Josh) Smith, too, and have offered Kris Humphries, MarShon Brooks, and either a future first-round pick or the draft rights to Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic, sources said. Ken Berger of CBS Sports later followed up the report, noting that the Nets […]
The Atlanta Hawks have made it no secret that forward Josh Smith is available, and the Brooklyn Nets, with a dearth of starting-level talent at the power forward position and a GM that’s no stranger to making moves, have either entered themselves or been entered by default into the conversation of teams looking to acquire […]
Move over, Melodrama! Sit down, Dwightmare! Here comes the… Smoovement? The Smoove Move? Smoove Takeoff? Josh Kibosh? J-Moove? Okay, maybe this needs work. After earlier reports from ESPN’s Chris Broussard that the Brooklyn Nets were interested in acquiring Josh Smith, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports and ESPN’s Marc Stein both confirm the Nets’ interest hasn’t […]
#HumpMarShonAndAPick is back! The Brooklyn Nets offered forward Kris Humphries and guard MarShon Brooks to the Atlanta Hawks for power forward Josh Smith, according to a report from the New York Daily News. The Hawks rejected the offer. The Nets, seeing that they likely don’t have the assets to acquire Josh Smith, have instead re-focused […]
Or; Giving You An Idea Of How Ridiculous The Josh Smith Nets Trade Ideas Are I’m notoriously bad with ESPN’s Trade Machine. Or maybe I’m really good. I honestly don’t know because I have a tendency to think that every potential rumored trade is ridiculous, lopsided, or just never going to happen. I second-guess everything […]
The Brooklyn Nets are making a concerted effort to acquire Josh Smith from the Atlanta Hawks, according to ESPN.com’s Chris Broussard, calling Smith a “top priority.” Smith, one of the more athletic players in the league, would fill an immediate need for Brooklyn — its serious dearth of athleticism and lack of a starting-quality power […]
Recently, Brooklyn Nets fans have clamored to fill what seems like the team’s #1 weakness: the need for a power forward/big man that can defend and score. As endearing as Reggie Evans‘ beard is, his lack of an offensive game has begun to wear on some folks, and it’s clear he’s best suited coming off […]
Thankfully, Brook Lopez and the Brooklyn Nets won the war. But Josh Smith won this battle. Ouch.
Atlanta Hawks starting power forward Josh Smith has been suspended one game for conduct detrimental to the team, the Hawks organization announced today. According to a source in contact with Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Smith was kicked out of the team’s practice yesterday. This is a big break for Brooklyn, as the athletic […]