Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy benched forward Josh Smith for the final 16 minutes of a 88-86 loss to the Phoenix Suns, the latest sign of a failed year and change in Detroit. For a long time now, Josh Smith's affinity for shooting jumpers so poorly has been the butt of jokes. Show More Summary
D-Rose back. Every other game.
When Derrick Rose was at his MVP-best, he used his speed and quickness to ruthlessly attack backpedaling opponents. Just watch people try and fail to stay in front of him in this video from 2011. Even if they knew what he was going to do, few were able to stop it. Read more...
Jason Smith can't exactly leap, but he's got enough in his legs to legitimately stonewall a fellow Smith:
Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith went against his own hilarious policy of not responding to “nobody with dreadlocks who plays basketball”, as he fired back at Kenneth Faried’s pointed criticism. […] The post Josh Smith on Kenneth Faried: ‘He’s a Clown, Quote Me on That’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 89-79 Wednesday night, behind Kenneth Faried's 22 points and 17 rebounds in a hyper-efficient 28 minutes. But after the game, he mostly wanted to talk about why the Pistons lost the game. Specifically, because of Josh Smith: Read more...
The 2014-15 NBA season is less than a week old, and we've already got our first player-on-player beef—this one stemming from some brutally honest postgame comments Kenneth Faried made about Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith. " Josh Smith, we let him keep shooting. Show More Summary
Josh Smith was not happy after he heard what Kenneth Faried said about him. Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith was very upset with Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried, calling Faried a "clown" and saying he's "scared" of him, according to Vincent Goodwill of the Detroit News. Smith on Faried: "He fears me. Show More Summary
Not today, young fella.
Detroit Pistons big man Josh Smith crushed a mean one over Nerlens Noel Thursday night. The Pistons hung on for a 109-103 preseason win against the visiting Philadelphia Sixers. The post Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens Noel (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Detroit Pistons looked to score a preseason win on Thursday night, when they faced the Philadelphia 76ers. The Pistons looked to control the game with their dominant front court of Andre Drummond, Greg Monroe and Josh Smith, but faced a tough test from a rebuilding Sixers squad. Watch the video for full highlights. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel is finally starting to get some playing time in the NBA after missing his rookie season, but he probably wasn't expecting plays like this to happen over him. During Thursday night's preseason game...Show More Summary
There’s reason for Detroit Pistons to be cautiously optimistic – Josh Smith now “understands” that he doesn’t need to hoist up so many three-pointers. Pistons head coach and team president […] The post Stan Van Gundy: Josh Smith Will Shoot Less Threes appeared first on SLAMonline.
Demotions aren't all bad. Josh Smith spent all of last season languishing within the Detroit Pistons' space-sapping starting lineup, where his performance was unbecoming of the almost-All-Star who haunted the hardwood with the Atlanta Hawks. Show More Summary
The Sacramento Kings were linked to Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith prior to this year’s draft. In late June, Marc Stein of ESPN reported such trade talks. While discussions between the two teams have since cooled off, at least publicly,...Show More Summary
Things are just starting to get interesting for new Detroit Pistons president and head coach Stan Van Gundy. His summer-long quest to reach an agreement with restricted free agent Greg Monroe has come to a conclusion for the time being,...Show More Summary
Tennessee wide receiver Josh Smith made a highlight-reel hurdle on Saturday vs. Arkansas State, setting up a five-yard score for Justin Worley. Will this be the best play of the day? Watch the video to see the sophomore wideout embarrass Arkansas State defensive back Rocky Hayes. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
The Tennessee Volunteers are starting the season strong with a 1-0 record and a 24-12 lead at halftime against the Arkansas State Red Wolves. During the first half, sophomore wide receiver Josh Smith got a chance to run the ball on a reverse and completely hurdled over an Arkansas State defender. Show More Summary
To this point, the Josh Smith Experience in the Motor City has sputtered. After signing a four-year deal worth $54 million, Smith had the worst season of his career, piling up career lows in a number of categories. In the span of a year,...Show More Summary
With the NBA season just around the corner, that can only mean one thing: the glorious return of MUSCLEWATCH™, of course. Josh Smith says he’s been adding bulk to his […] The post Josh Smith Added Muscle to Play Closer to the Basket appeared first on SLAMonline.