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Jul 21, 2014
Rotoworld
Coach Stan Van Gundy assured Josh Smith he's likely to remain with the Pistons, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 24, 2014
Detroit Bad Boys Podcast: Josh Smith's future with the Pistons

Detroit Bad Boys Podcast: Josh Smith's future with the Pistons

Detroit Bad Boys has a podcast! Listen to the first episode here. In the first episode of the Detroit Bad Boys Podcast, Matt Watson and Sean Corp discuss the Sacramento Kings' interest in Josh Smith, how Stan Van Gundy might rebuild Smith's value and what the Pistons' rotation could look like if Smith, Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond all return. They also spend too much time talking about LeBron James' homecoming to the Cavaliers (sorry), what it means for the rest of the Central Division and whether the Pistons should expect to compete for a playoff spot in the suddenly competitive Eastern...
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 21, 2014
NBA rumors: Stan Van Gundy reportedly tells Josh Smith to expect to remain a Piston

NBA rumors: Stan Van Gundy reportedly tells Josh Smith to expect to remain a Piston

The 'Josh Smith to the Kings' rumors appear to be dead in the offseason water... again. If you didn't believe Vince Ellis' confirmation that the Josh Smith trade rumors have "no legs" (you should), then take those of Yahoo!'s Adrian Wojnarowski's always-rock-solid sources: Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy reached out to forward Josh Smith to tell him that reports of the franchise engaging in substantive trade talks with Sacramento centered on Smith have been inaccurate and - barring an unexpected turn of events - Smith will be in training camp with the Pistons this...
Rotoworld Jul 21, 2014

Stan Van Gundy reaches out to Josh Smith - Josh Smith (F) Detroit Pistons

Coach Stan Van Gundy assured Josh Smith he's likely to remain with the Pistons, according to Yahoo! Sports.
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 18, 2014

Josh Smith trade rumors have 'no legs,' source tells Vince Ellis

Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press confirmed that the trade talks between the Sacramento Kings and Detroit Pistons seem to be a one-sided affair at this point. The Kings clearly want Josh Smith, but the Pistons aren't interested in what Sacramento can offer: The Sacramento Kings made another run at Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith during this week’s league meetings in Las Vegas, but they were rebuffed again. A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation confirmed ESPN’s Marc Stein’s report that the Kings were interested in Smith. Another source said Thursday morning that...
Detroit Free Press Jul 17, 2014

Ticker: ESPN's Bob Ryan calls Josh Smith 'a useless player'

Does ESPN have a problem with the Pistons? Thursday on 'Around the Horn,' talking about a possible trade of Josh Smith, Bob Ryan ripped the Pistons' forward.
Sacramento Bee Jul 17, 2014

Kings discuss deal for Pistons’ Josh Smith

The Kings’ quest to upgrade at power forward has led them back to talks with the Detroit Pistons about Josh Smith, league sources said, though a deal is not imminent.
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 17, 2014

NBA trade rumors: Pistons, Kings not close to Josh Smith deal

From Ken Berger of CBS Sports: Renewed discussions between the Kings and Pistons on Josh Smith have not progressed yet to the point where a deal is imminent, source says. — Ken Berger (@KBergCBS) July 17, 2014 But ... at least they're still talking? That's a start. As Vincent Goodwill points out at the Detroit News, the difference between the current talks and the ones from several weeks ago is the fact that the Kings now have another bargaining chip: a trade exception: When the Pistons and Kings engaged in talks a few weeks ago, negotiations centered around trading Smith for Jason...
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 17, 2014

NBA trade rumors: Pistons, Kings discuss Josh Smith trade

For the second time this summer, the Pistons and Kings are engaged in trade talks centered around Josh Smith, who signed a four-year, $54 million deal with Detroit last summer. Update: Detroit's trade talks with the Kings are reportedly "dead," according to DraftExpress. The Pistons and Kings have discussed a deal that would send Josh Smith to Sacramento, according to a report from ESPN's Marc Stein. "One source insists nothing imminent, but I'm told Pistons and Kings have discussed a trade that would send Josh Smith to Sacramento," he tweeted. Who might the Pistons receive in return? "One...
Sacramento Bee Jul 17, 2014

Kings involved in Josh Smith trade talks again

As first reported by ESPN, the Kings are again having discussions about a deal that would bring forward Josh Smith to Sacramento from Detroit.
Detroit News Jul 17, 2014

Sources: Kings still pursuing Pistons' Josh Smith

The Sacramento Kings are continuing their pursuit of Pistons power forward Josh Smith, sources told The Detroit News on Thursday.
Boston Globe Jul 17, 2014

The Sacramento Kings Are Targeting Josh Smith in a Trade And Rajon Rondo May Be a Reason Why

Pistons forward Josh Smith is reportedly being targeted in a trade by the Sacramento Kings. Could his friendship with Rajon Rondo be a reason why?
Grand Rapids Press Jul 17, 2014
Report: Detroit Pistons discussing trade that would send forward Josh Smith to Sacramento

Report: Detroit Pistons discussing trade that would send forward Josh Smith to Sacramento

Smith, who was signed by Detroit as a free agent last summer, led the Pistons in scoring last season with a 16.4 average and was third in rebounding with an average of 5.4. He also averaged 3.3 assists and 1.4 blocks but drew heavy criticism for his shot selection.
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 17, 2014

Rumor: Josh Smith trade talks back on between Pistons and Kings

Teams looking for third team to help facilitate a deal. The Detroit Pistons and Sacramento Kings are again engaged in trade discussions surrounding Josh Smith, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. Josh Smith Trade Rumors Josh Smith to Sacramento? Pistons, Kings talking Matt Watson There's really no such thing as an immovable contract. Josh Smith Trade Rumors Josh Smith to Sacramento? Pistons, Kings talking The teams were reported to have been in deep discussion on a Josh Smith trade shortly before the NBA draft but the Pistons apparently broke those talks off. Now, the...
CelticsBlog Jul 17, 2014
Rumor: Pistons and Kings discussing Josh Smith trade (again)

Rumor: Pistons and Kings discussing Josh Smith trade (again)

Here we go again with the connecting of dots. The big names in free agency have mostly found homes so the league seems to be shifting back into trade talks mode.  Already we've heard that the much discussed discussions between Golden State and Minnesota have re-started (though neither team seems to have budged from where they were before).  Now we get word that the Kings and Pistons are in talks about Josh Smith again. Detroit Pistons, Sacramento Kings resume Josh Smith trade talk - ESPN Initial talks called for Sacramento to send Jason Thompson and either Derrick Williams or Jason Terry...
Detroit Free Press Jul 17, 2014

Report: Pistons-Kings trade talks for Smith resume; Monroe trade an option?

One thing is for sure: new Detroit Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy isn't afraid to shake up the roster. One thing isn't for sure: if Greg Monroe or Josh Smith will be on the team when the season roles around.

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