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Josh Smith
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Team: DetroitHeight: 6-9 Born: 12/5/1985
Position: FWeight: 225 Birthplace: College Park, Georgia
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 17th pick by Hawks (2004)


Latest News
Apr. 8 4:19 PM PT5:19 PM MT6:19 PM CT7:19 PM ET23:19 GMT7:19 4:19 PM MST6:19 PM EST3:19 UAE (+1)01:1919:19 ET6:19 PM CT22:19 - Smith has patella tendinitis in his left knee and did not play Tuesday against his former team, the Atlanta Hawks. .
Analysis: Smith wore a suit and watched from the bench. It was the first game he missed since leaving Atlanta in July to sign a four-year, $54 million contract as a free agent. Smith leads the Pistons, who are eliminated from playoff contention, with a 16.4 scoring average and is second with a 6.8 rebounding average.
Mar. 26 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET2:09 GMT10:09 7:09 PM MST9:09 PM EST6:09 UAE (+1)03:0922:09 ET8:09 PM CT1:09 - Smith had 24 points, six assists and eight boards Wednesday.
Analysis: Smith also dribbled himself into trouble, and missed a desperate shot as the 24-second clock expired on a key possession down the stretch as the Pistons blew a 16-point lead after three quarters.
Mar. 22 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST8:25 UAE05:250:25 ET10:25 PM CT3:25 - Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds in a 98-92 loss at Phoenix on Friday night.
Analysis: More notable was that Smith went 0 for 8 at the line.
Mar. 16 11:01 PM PT12:01 AM MT1:01 AM CT2:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE07:012:01 ET12:01 AM CT5:01 - Smith scored 23 in Saturday's loss to Indiana.
Analysis: Smith is averaging 22.0 points over his last four games while going 8 of 16 from 3-point range.
Mar. 12 10:43 PM PT11:43 PM MT12:43 AM CT1:43 AM ET5:43 GMT13:43 10:43 PM MST12:43 AM EST9:43 UAE06:431:43 ET11:43 PM CT4:43 - Smith scored 24 in Tuesday's win over Sacramento on 10-of-17 shooting.
Analysis: Smith is now 22 for 41 over his last two games with 52 points. He averaged 14.3 points on 28.8 percent shooting over his previous three contests.
Feb. 26 7:42 PM PT8:42 PM MT9:42 PM CT10:42 PM ET3:42 GMT11:42 8:42 PM MST10:42 PM EST7:42 UAE (+1)04:4222:42 ET9:42 PM CT2:42 - Smith scored 24 points in a 120-110 loss to the Spurs on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Smith actually made two 3-pointers, raising his percentage from long range to 23.6.
Jan. 8 10:25 PM PT11:25 PM MT12:25 AM CT1:25 AM ET6:25 GMT14:25 11:25 PM MST1:25 AM EST10:25 UAE07:251:25 ET12:25 AM CT4:25 - Josh Smith had 21 points and 12 rebounds for Detroit in an 89-85 game on Tuesday night. The loss was the fifth straight for the Pistons.
Analysis: Smith was especially effective on the glass, snapping a 14-game streak without double-digit rebounds.
Dec. 27 6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CT0:00 - Smith turned in a horrific fantasy effort in a 109-92 loss at Orlando on Friday night.
Analysis: Smith made 2 of 13 shots for five points and seven boards. It should be a minor setback and hopefully he will bounce back in two straight games against Washington.
Dec. 23 8:45 PM PT9:45 PM MT10:45 PM CT11:45 PM ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST8:45 UAE05:4523:45 ET10:45 PM CT2:45 - Smith had 25 points in Monday's 115-92 win at Cleveland.
Analysis: Smith is averaging 23.8 points over the last six games, well above his season mark of 15.8.
Dec. 16 9:30 PM PT10:30 PM MT11:30 PM CT12:30 AM ET5:30 GMT13:30 10:30 PM MST12:30 AM EST9:30 UAE06:300:30 ET11:30 PM CT3:30 - Smith scored a season-high 31 in Detroit's overtime loss to Portland on Sunday, going an impressive 13 for 17 from the field.
Analysis: Smith's field-goal percentage has suffered this season with a career-low 40.3 percent mark - perhaps playing alongside Andre Drummond and Greg Monroe has forced him away from the basket - but Sunday's performance certainly made fantasy owners happy. Still, it was just the seventh time in 25 games this season that he's shot 50.0 percent or better.
Dec. 2 10:01 PM PT11:01 PM MT12:01 AM CT1:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE07:011:01 ET12:01 AM CT4:01 - Smith scored 20 and matched a season-high by hitting three 3-pointers on five attempts in Sunday's win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: All of Smith's numbers are down in his first year in Detroit, perhaps most concerning being his career-low 40.8 field-goal percentage.
July 10 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST20:11 UAE18:1112:11 ET11:11 AM CT15:11 - The Detroit Pistons have signed Smith to a $54 million, four-year contract. The Pistons announced the addition Wednesday.
Analysis: Pistons president of basketball operations Joe Dumars calls Smith a two-way player. He says he looks forward to the forward blending his talent with the team's young nucleus. Detroit will likely start the 27-year-old Smith it its frontcourt with 23-year-old power forward Greg Monroe and center Andre Drummond, who turns 20 next month. The backcourt will include Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the No. 8 overall pick in the draft.
July 6 12:26 PM PT1:26 PM MT2:26 PM CT3:26 PM ET19:26 GMT3:26 12:26 PM MST2:26 PM EST23:26 UAE21:2615:26 ET2:26 PM CT18:26 - A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the Detroit Pistons have agreed to a $54 million, four-year contract with free agent Josh Smith.
Analysis: The person spoke Saturday on the condition of anonymity because the agreement has not been announced. NBA rules prevent confirmation of moves until July 10, when Smith is expected to sign his deal.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
04-05 Atl 74 27.7 9.7 6.2 1.7 0.8 1.9 1.8 .455 .174 .688
05-06 Atl 80 31.8 11.3 6.6 2.4 0.8 2.6 2.0 .425 .309 .719
06-07 Atl 72 36.7 16.4 8.6 3.3 1.4 2.9 3.2 .439 .250 .693
07-08 Atl 81 35.5 17.2 8.2 3.4 1.5 2.8 3.0 .457 .253 .710
08-09 Atl 69 35.1 15.6 7.2 2.4 1.4 1.6 2.3 .492 .299 .588
09-10 Atl 81 35.4 15.7 8.7 4.2 1.6 2.1 2.4 .505 .000 .618
10-11 Atl 77 34.4 16.5 8.5 3.3 1.3 1.6 2.6 .477 .331 .725
11-12 Atl 66 35.3 18.8 9.6 3.9 1.4 1.7 2.5 .458 .257 .630
12-13 Atl 76 35.3 17.5 8.4 4.2 1.2 1.8 3.0 .465 .303 .517
13-14 Det 77 35.5 16.4 6.8 3.3 1.4 1.4 2.6 .419 .264 .532
Career 753 34.2 15.5 7.9 3.2 1.3 2.1 2.5 .459 .279 .643

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
04-05 Atl  74 2050 274 602 4 23 163 237 147 457 127 59 144 135 715
05-06 Atl  80 2541 329 774 34 110 210 292 176 531 191 64 208 162 902
06-07 Atl  72 2645 436 993 38 152 268 387 165 621 236 101 207 227 1178
07-08 Atl  81 2873 518 1133 25 99 333 469 161 667 272 123 227 245 1394
08-09 Atl  69 2421 418 849 26 87 211 359 134 498 169 94 111 161 1073
09-10 Atl  81 2871 504 999 0 7 261 422 223 705 342 130 172 198 1269
10-11 Atl  77 2645 497 1041 51 154 229 316 134 657 255 99 120 197 1274
11-12 Atl  66 2329 504 1101 28 109 203 322 136 632 257 93 115 164 1239
12-13 Atl  76 2683 550 1182 61 201 166 321 133 639 321 94 136 226 1327
13-14 Det  77 2730 517 1233 70 265 160 301 102 520 252 105 110 199 1264
Career 753 25788 4547 9907 337 1207 2204 3426 1511 5927 2422 962 1550 1914 11635

Postseason Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
07-08 Atl 7 33.9 15.7 6.4 2.9 1.7 2.9 3.7 .398 .167 .841
08-09 Atl 11 37.3 17.1 7.5 2.2 1.1 1.5 1.9 .421 .133 .732
09-10 Atl 11 35.6 14.1 9.0 2.6 1.2 1.7 1.5 .481 .333 .659
10-11 Atl 12 36.5 15.1 8.5 2.9 1.1 2.1 2.2 .404 .125 .597
11-12 Atl 5 39.2 16.8 13.6 4.8 0.6 1.0 3.0 .386 .000 .762
12-13 Atl 6 33.2 17.0 7.5 3.5 1.8 0.5 2.7 .433 .250 .528
Career 52 36.0 15.8 8.5 2.9 1.2 1.7 2.3 .422 .172 .682

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
07-08 Atl  7 237 35 88 3 18 37 44 7 45 20 12 20 26 110
08-09 Atl  11 410 67 159 2 15 52 71 24 82 24 12 17 21 188
09-10 Atl  11 392 62 129 2 6 29 44 37 99 29 13 19 17 155
10-11 Atl  12 438 69 171 3 24 40 67 18 102 35 13 25 26 181
11-12 Atl  5 196 34 88 0 4 16 21 10 68 24 3 5 15 84
12-13 Atl  6 199 39 90 5 20 19 36 10 45 21 11 3 16 102
Career 52 1872 306 725 15 87 193 283 106 441 153 64 89 121 820

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