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Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« on: February 08, 2013, 06:25:14 PM »

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http://www.nba.com/2013/news/02/08/josh-smith-trade-offers/index.html

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The Atlanta Hawks are entertaining trade offers around the league for forward Josh Smith, but have yet to decide whether they will deal the ninth-year forward, according to league sources.

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The Hawks met with Smith's representatives this week and reiterated -- as they initially offered at the beginning of the season -- that they would be willing to give Smith a three-year deal for around $47 million, according to sources. This is the maximum of what they can currently offer under the new rules of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

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Smith turned down the offer, however, saying he preferred to play out his existing contract and get a longer deal this summer.

Initially, it was believed that the Hawks had indicated they would not give Smith the five-year max contract he can receive this summer. But sources indicated Friday afternoon that the two sides have not had any discussions about the full five-year deal.

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Smith, according to a source, is prepared to move on, outside of the contract discussions.

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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2013, 06:30:17 PM »

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He doesnt want to be in Atlanta anymore

Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2013, 06:32:35 PM »

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He doesnt want to be in Atlanta anymore

I wouldn't either.

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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2013, 06:34:57 PM »

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Now we just need him to say he will only go to Boston.  ;)

Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2013, 06:36:41 PM »

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I'm sure Danny is making them an offer. But doubt it happens. Would love to have Smith here though.



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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2013, 06:36:58 PM »

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Lee, Bass,Melo and a 1st for Smith and stevenson

PG: Terry    / Barbosa
SG: Bradley  / Stevenson
SF: PP       / Green
PF: Smith    / Wilcox
 c: KG       /collins

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« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2013, 06:38:29 PM »

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Lee, Bass,Melo and a 1st for Smith and stevenson

PG: Terry    / Barbosa
SG: Bradley  / Stevenson
SF: PP       / Green
PF: Smith    / Wilcox
 c: KG       /collins


Don't like Terry starting. Would hope we could get another PG. But would love to get J-smoove.



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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2013, 06:40:25 PM »

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Doesn't deserve the max

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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2013, 06:47:58 PM »

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If i were the bulls i would go after him pretty hard as well. But man would love to see Josh playing here with KG.



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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2013, 06:50:19 PM »

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Broussard says 60% chance Smith traded and Brooklyn is trying to get him.

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Re: Hawks Won't Give Smith Max. Taking Offers for him.
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2013, 06:50:37 PM »

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Lee, Bass,Melo and a 1st for Smith and stevenson

PG: Terry    / Barbosa
SG: Bradley  / Stevenson
SF: PP       / Green
PF: Smith    / Wilcox
 c: KG       /collins


Don't like Terry starting. Would hope we could get another PG. But would love to get J-smoove.

I think in this scenario, Barbosa starts... while that isn't ideal, I don't think it's all that bad since we have PP who is more than capable of being an excellent point forward (as he is right now). PP is routinely getting about 7 assists since RR went down (he does it every time RR is out), then add on the 4 assists Smith gets, and that Barbs can handle the ball and get you some assist, that isn't that bad at all. Then next season, if everyone is healthy, WOW.

Thing is, I don't think ATL takes that and could probably get better...
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« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2013, 06:53:25 PM »

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Broussard says 60% chance Smith traded and Brooklyn is trying to get him.
What can they offer?

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« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2013, 06:56:39 PM »

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Broussard says 60% chance Smith traded and Brooklyn is trying to get him.
What can they offer?

yup...that's a good question...unless they dump Lopez and sign Howard this summer.