Josh Smith immediately paid dividends for the Houston Rockets, while the Memphis Grizzlies remained spiraling on their longest losing streak of the season.
Newly signed Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith scored 21 points in his debut against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday, helping lead his new squad to a 117-111 victory. Just hours before tipoff, Smith, who was waived by the Detroit Pistons on Monday, signed with the Rockets, who were fully confident Smith would perform. “We knew what he […]
Josh Smith had an instant impact in his debut for the Houston Rockets, playing a key role in sending the Grizzlies to their fourth straight loss. Smith had 21 points […] The post Josh Smith Drops 21 Points in Rockets Debut (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Josh Smith and the Pistons didn't part ways in good terms but everything might work out for both parties. The Detroit Pistons and Josh Smith had a very nasty and public divorce. Smith got waived despite having two years and $26 million...Show More Summary
James Harden continued his phenomenal season, leading the Rockets to an overtime win in Josh Smith's debut with the team, plus three other things we learned Friday night. James Harden knows how to get a bucket. After Vince Carter hit...Show More Summary
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Josh Smith scored 21 points in his Rockets debut to help Houston (21-7) defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-111 in overtime. James Harden led all scorers with 32 points. He was two rebounds shy of a triple-double. Marc Gasol had 29 points and eight rebounds for Memphis (21-8) in defeat. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Josh Smith's debut with the Houston Rockets was an unequivocal success, and he actually had a lot to do with it. Seeing his first action since the Detroit Pistons waived him earlier this week, the 29-year-old tallied 21 points, eights...Show More Summary
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed unrestricted free agent Josh Smith. The versatile big man was the youngest player in NBA to record 500 career blocks, was twice named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week (12/9/07 and 12/10/12) and was named to the 2010 All-NBA Defensive Second [...]
Stan Van Gundy and the Detroit Pistons reminded teams around the NBA of something upon releasing Josh Smith: The stretch provision exists. "It's an advantage in the new CBA to be able to do this," Van Gundy said, per the Detroit Free Press' Anthony Fenech. Show More Summary
Leslie Alexander, in his 21st season as the Houston Rockets' owner, had just done something he had not since Rudy Tomjanovich put championship rings on his fingers. Alexander rewarded a coach, his third since Tomjanovich, with a contract extension. Show More Summary
Josh Smith and the Houston Rockets (20-7) are on the road to take on the Memphis Grizzlies (21-7) Friday at the FedExForum. The season series is tied 1-1, with the Rockets taking the last matchup, 105-96. Tipoff : 8 p.m. ET Coverage:...Show More Summary
Free agent Josh Smith has signed with the Houston Rockets following his release this week by the Detroit Pistons.
Now that Josh Smith is out, might Greg Monroe be in? Attention has shifted back to Monroe following the Detroit Pistons' decision to waive Smith and eat the $27 million he's owed over the next two seasons. The former was considered a...Show More Summary
While you were busy shopping for Christmas presents, Daryl Morey was getting the Rockets fans a much deeper bench. And the big present from Santa Morey was Josh Smith, who was shockingly waived by the Detroit Pistons. Adrian Wojnarowski...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets weren't in the market for a savior, and they won't be asking versatile forward Josh Smith to fill such a role. Already in the thick of the NBA championship hunt, the Rockets have been searching for competitive advantages. Show More Summary
The Clippers can cross one potential item off their last-minute Christmas shopping list.
A person with knowledge of the decision says Josh Smith will join the Houston Rockets following his release by the Detroit Pistons.
J-Smoove is on his way to H-Town, according to a Yahoo! report. The post Report: Josh Smith Agrees to Join Houston Rockets appeared first on SLAMonline.
Here’s the Washington Post with analysis of the Detroit Pistons decision to waive Josh Smith, which might help chemistry but hurts financially for a long time: With the considerable problems he inherited by taking over a franchise with years of disillusionment and a roster of mismatched talents, Stan Van Gundy is not responsible for most of the hot [...]