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Josh Smith
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Team: HoustonHeight: 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. 3 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST8:00 UAE06:000:00 ET11:00 PM CT3:00 - Smith finished with 15 points, 12 rebounds, two steals and two blocks in a win at Dallas on Thursday.
Analysis: Smith had totaled 10 points on 4-of-17 shooting in his previous two games.
Feb. 12 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET5:28 GMT13:28 10:28 PM MST12:28 AM EST9:28 UAE06:280:28 ET11:28 PM CT3:28 - Smith was effective again, scoring 21 points and matching a season high with 13 rebounds in Wednesday's loss to the Clippers.
Analysis: Smith may be coming into his own with Houston, averaging 17.8 points on 51.9 percent shooting with 8.5 rebounds a game over his last four contests.
Feb. 6 8:56 PM PT9:56 PM MT10:56 PM CT11:56 PM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE05:5623:56 ET10:56 PM CT2:56 - Smith nearly had a triple-double Friday, though it would have been a lame one.
Analysis: Smith had 14 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. It's proof that he has the talent to do it all yet rarely has the focus to do enough of it and that's lame.
Jan. 5 8:37 PM PT9:37 PM MT10:37 PM CT11:37 PM ET4:37 GMT12:37 9:37 PM MST11:37 PM EST8:37 UAE05:3723:37 ET10:37 PM CT2:37 - Smith led the Rockets with 21 points Monday.
Analysis: Smith, in terms of statistics, may currently be the NBA's most inconsistent player. He followed up his 21-point debut with Houston on Dec. 26 with 5.2 points per his next four games.
Dec. 29 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE05:4823:48 ET10:48 PM CT2:48 - Smith had his second straight poor outing for the Rockets, finishing with just three points on 1-of-6 shooting in Monday's loss to Washington.
Analysis: Smith has totaled eight points and eight turnovers while missing 10 of 13 shots in his two starts with the Rockets.
Dec. 28 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST2:40 UAE (+1)23:4017:40 ET4:40 PM CT20:40 - Smith is set to make his first start with the Houston Rockets on Sunday in their game against the injury-depleted San Antonio Spurs.
Analysis: Smith had 21 points, eight rebounds and three assists in his debut with Houston on Friday, just hours after signing with the team as a free agent. He averaged 13.1 points and 7.2 rebounds in 28 games with Detroit before being released by the Pistons a week ago. ''We had practice yesterday, I think he's picked up enough of what we're doing,'' Houston coach Kevin McHale said.
Dec. 26 9:01 AM PT10:01 AM MT11:01 AM CT12:01 PM ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST21:01 UAE18:0112:01 ET11:01 AM CT15:01 - Smith has signed with the Houston Rockets following his release this week by the Detroit Pistons. General manager Daryl Morey announced the signing of the small forward Friday. The move reunites Smith with AAU teammate and longtime friend Dwight Howard, who is in his second season in Houston.
Analysis: Smith was let go by the Pistons after signing a four-year, $54 million contract in July 2013. He has averaged 15.4 points and 7.8 rebounds during his 11-year career. He averaged 13.1 points and 7.2 rebounds in 28 games this season.
Dec. 26 7:09 PM PT8:09 PM MT9:09 PM CT10:09 PM ET3:09 GMT11:09 8:09 PM MST10:09 PM EST7:09 UAE (+1)04:0922:09 ET9:09 PM CT1:09 - Smith came off the bench to finish with 21 points and eight rebounds in a win at Memphis in his Houston debut.
Analysis: Smith had averaged 9.5 points in his final four games with Detroit. He's certainly on his way to greater value in Houston.
Dec. 24 11:47 AM PT12:47 PM MT1:47 PM CT2:47 PM ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST23:47 UAE20:4714:47 ET1:47 PM CT17:47 - A person with knowledge of the decision says Josh Smith will join the Houston Rockets following his release by the Detroit Pistons.
Analysis: Smith was let go by the Pistons this week after signing a four-year, $54 million contract with them in July 2013. The small forward has averaged 15.4 points and 7.8 rebounds during his 11-year career. He averaged 13.1 points and 7.2 rebounds in 28 games this season.
Dec. 22 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST20:42 UAE17:4211:42 ET10:42 AM CT14:42 - The Detroit Pistons have waived Smith, less than two years after signing him to a lucrative free-agent contract.
Analysis: The Pistons are 5-23 and coach and team president Stan Van Gundy says the club wants to develop younger players. He says he felt it best to give the 29-year-old Smith his freedom to go elsewhere. Smith signed a $54 million, four-year deal with the Pistons before last season, but he shot only 42 percent from the field in 2013-14. This season, Smith is at 39 percent.
Dec. 18 10:22 PM PT11:22 PM MT12:22 AM CT1:22 AM ET6:22 GMT14:22 11:22 PM MST1:22 AM EST10:22 UAE07:221:22 ET12:22 AM CT4:22 - Smith took just four field goals Wednesday.
Analysis: He finished with just seven points and two rebounds in Detroit's loss to Dallas, and his four field goal attempts were his lowest since April 13, 2011.
Nov. 25 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE05:1923:19 ET10:19 PM CT2:19 - Smith nearly had a triple-double for Detroit on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Smith had 11 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists so it really wasn't that impressive.
Nov. 10 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CT1:11 - Smith had 19 points and 11 rebounds Monday.
Analysis: Smith notched his first double-double of the season. Don't expect too many more.
Oct. 30 10:22 PM PT11:22 PM MT12:22 AM CT1:22 AM ET5:22 GMT13:22 10:22 PM MST12:22 AM EST9:22 UAE06:221:22 ET11:22 PM CT3:22 - Smith scored 25 points in Wednesday's loss at Denver.
Analysis: Smith looked to be in midseason form, going an inefficient 9 of 22 from the field. He did add five rebounds, three assists, two blocks and a steal, however.

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
14-15 Det 28 32.0 13.1 7.2 4.7 1.3 1.7 2.6 .391 .243 .468
14-15 Hou 55 25.5 12.0 6.0 2.6 0.9 1.2 2.4 .438 .330 .521
14-15 Total 83 27.7 12.4 6.4 3.3 1.0 1.4 2.5 .419 .316 .498
Career 836 33.6 15.1 7.7 3.2 1.3 2.0 2.5 .455 .285 .633

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
14-15 Det  28 896 153 391 9 37 52 111 52 202 132 37 48 72 367
14-15 Hou  55 1404 261 596 63 191 75 144 100 328 145 50 68 134 660
14-15 Total  83 2300 414 987 72 228 127 255 152 530 277 87 116 206 1027
Career 836 28088 4961 10894 409 1435 2331 3681 1663 6457 2699 1049 1666 2120 12662

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
14-15 Hou 17 23.3 13.5 5.6 2.7 0.5 1.0 2.2 .438 .380 .432
Career 69 32.9 15.2 7.8 2.9 1.1 1.5 2.3 .425 .266 .630

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
14-15 Hou  17 396 85 194 27 71 32 74 26 96 46 9 17 38 229
Career 69 2268 391 919 42 158 225 357 132 537 199 73 106 159 1049

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Total Stats
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FGMField Goals Made
FGAField Goals Attempted
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3PA3-pointers attempted
FTMFree Throws Made
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