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Josh Smith Biography

Josh Smith is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Smith was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 17th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft. As a player for Oak Hill's basketball team, he first earned his reputation as a consummate shot-blocker, which he would maintain in the NBA. He won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during his rookie year in the 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend. e won the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during his rookie year in the 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend. On March 3, 2007, Smith broke the 500-block mark, making him the youngest player to do so in NBA history. On August 8, 2008, Smith signed an offer sheet to play with the Memphis Grizzlies, but the Hawks quickly matched the offer sheet. On February 2, 2010, against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Smith became the youngest player (at 24 years old) to block 1000 shots.

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Houston Rockets re-acquire Josh Smith via trade with the Los Angeles Clippers
Houston Rockets re-acquire Josh Smith via trade with the Los Angeles Clippers
Rockets and Clippers play hot potato with Josh Smith
Los Angeles Clippers sign free agent Josh Smith to veteran's minimum
Los Angeles Clippers sign free agent Josh Smith to veteran's minimum
Josh Smith adds valuable talent to the Clippers bench.
NBA WCF 2015: Houston Rockets still have some issues to take care of
NBA WCF 2015: Houston Rockets still have some issues to take care of
Rockets won Game 4 but they still got problems to take care off
Easier said than done: Solutions for the NBA’s worst teams
Easier said than done: Solutions for the NBA’s worst teams
There are several NBA teams with problems. Some teams are dealing with injuries that have plagued their season. Some can’t score. Some can’t defend. The worst among them can’t do either.
Josh Smith waived by Detroit Pistons
Josh Smith waived by Detroit Pistons
Detroit Pistons make smart move that will help their franchise.
NBA: 5 players that need to be traded as soon as possible
NBA: 5 players that need to be traded as soon as possible
According to the rules of the NBA, the players that have signed new contracts this past summer which is basically 80% of the league are eligible as of ...
NBA Live 15 - Top 10 teams in Eastern Conference
NBA Live 15 - Top 10 teams in Eastern Conference
NBA Live 15 released yesterday worldwide for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and has already been receiving mixed reviews. We have already listed out the, ...
10 highest-Rated Dunkers in NBA 2K14
10 highest-Rated Dunkers in NBA 2K14
10 highest-Rated Dunkers in NBA 2K14
NBA: Top 5 free agents still available
NBA: Top 5 free agents still available
As we approach the end of July, there is no doubt in the fact that we have witnessed what was possibly the biggest off-season in terms of trades, re-s ...
Warriors beat Pistons in NBA
Warriors beat Pistons in NBA
Detroit Pistons defeat Denver Nuggets in NBA
Detroit Pistons defeat Denver Nuggets in NBA
NBA: Nowitzki scores 28 to carry Mavs over Pistons
NBA: Nowitzki scores 28 to carry Mavs over Pistons
Detroit Pistons stun the high-flying Indiana Pacers
Detroit Pistons stun the high-flying Indiana Pacers
Los Angeles Lakers 106-102 Detroit Pistons: Three-point shooting key in victory
Los Angeles Lakers 106-102 Detroit Pistons: Three-point shooting key in victory
Tonight, the Los Angeles Lakers made it rain against the Detroit Pistons, sinking 14 shots from beyond the arc. That may not seem like to much, but in comparison to Detroit’s one three-pointer, it was the difference in the game. … Continue reading →
A look at the season's breakout Ballers after the preseason games
A look at the season's breakout Ballers after the preseason games
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