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CSN Washington Jan 30, 2016

VIDEO: Wall inadvertently disses Josh Smith in postgame interview

Sometimes the truth is tough. Just by explaining Washington's defensive strategy late, John Wall's comments came off like a little bit of a diss toward Josh Smith.
The Dream Shake Jan 27, 2016

Should the Rockets stay small when Dwight Howard returns?

Small ball got them a three-game win streak, but should they stay small? For the first time all season the Rockets are three games over .500. It's a task that has been bizarrely and frustratingly difficult for the team to accomplish. They got to this point with Patrick Beverley missing a game and Dwight Howard missing all three during the current win streak. The Rockets have had to piece together the lineup during the three wins (including a squeaker over the largely Anthony Davis-less Pelicans). They've been helped by the trade for Josh Smith and their newer smaller lineup, with Corey...
The Dream Shake Jan 26, 2016

On Josh Smith's impact and Donatas Motiejunas' injury

In today's Rocket Fuel, Josh Smith's impact on the Rockets is analyzed, while an update is given on Donatas Motiejunas' injury. The Rockets are on a winning streak after acquiring Josh Smith. They will look to continue their winning ways when they take on the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. But for now, catch up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Is Josh Smith's return to the Houston Rockets just what they need? | isportsweb Josh Smith is back with the Houston Rockets and happy about it. Will he be able to fix all of the Rockets' problems? Or will he worsen them? Is...
The Dream Shake Jan 25, 2016

Josh Smith's passing is the difference for the Rockets

A player known in the past for his voluminous shooting is making an impact in Houston by sharing the ball. In last night's 115-104 victory over the Dallas Mavericks, new, old Rocket Josh Smith once again played a key roll in the Houston victory. His 16 bench points led all Rockets reserves, and his inspired play manifested several Vine-worthy moments (in addition to the one Ethan gave you in the recap). But it hasn't been so much his scoring that's lifted the Rockets in the two games since his return, it's been his willingness to share the ball that's been the real spark, and his...
The Dream Shake Jan 25, 2016

Josh Smith makes the Rockets fun again

In today's Rocket Fuel, Josh Smith has brought the fun back to Houston, while the best point guards in Rocket history are analyzed. The Rockets are winning and having fun again thanks to... Josh Smith? Well either way, catch up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! The day Josh Smith brought the fun back | Red94 Even though this is one of the most disappointing seasons in franchise history, the Rockets finally look like they're having fun playing basketball. Thank you Josh Smith. Report: Rockets, Nuggets execs candidates to become Nets GM | FOX Sports Executives from the...
The Dream Shake Jan 25, 2016

The Rockets need Josh Smith

He probably never should have left. Josh Smith returns to the Rockets, he actually probably never should have left. It wasn't really his choice, much like the Houston Texans and Andre Johnson, Smith left because he wouldn't have much a role with the Rockets, so J-Smoove decided to take less money to take his talents to L.A. Now, a few months in on both sides, the Clippers don't need him — or can't fit him in — and the Rockets desperately need Smith back. And, yes, they do need him desperately. Last season, when the Rockets were at the highest of highs, it was because Smith was a key...
Houston Chronicle Jan 24, 2016

Josh Smith feels comfortable as a Rocket

Josh Smith scored a season-high 16 points in just his second game back with the Rockets, going from out of the rotation with the Clippers to a key player off the bench for the Rockets. The Rockets had seen this before when they picked him up after he did not mesh with Detroit last season.
Houston Chronicle Jan 24, 2016

Josh Smith paying dividends early in Rockets’ win over Mavericks

Josh Smith scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half.
The Dream Shake Jan 24, 2016

Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks game preview

The Rockets host the Mavericks in a huge game for both teams. The Dallas Mavericks are not a team to be trifled with. Houston learned that earlier this year when Dallas marched into Toyota Center with a middle school basketball team and absolutely annihilated the Rockets. Houston returned the favor (not as convincingly) in Dallas later, but the damage was done. Houston will look differently tonight with Dwight Howard out, but with Josh Smith back in the lineup. It will be interesting to see if Smith regains the starting spot he had for the playoffs or if JBB goes back to the lineup that...
Houston Chronicle Jan 23, 2016

Dwight Howard happy to have Josh Smith back in the fold

Happy as he was to have childhood friend and former teammate Josh Smith back on the Rockets after Friday’s trade, Dwight Howard had to make Smith pay for leaving.
Houston Chronicle Jan 23, 2016

3-Pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets’ win over the Bucks

Rarely has a player that made 1 of 10 shots been lauded as such a key to a win. This was not just kindness to welcome Josh Smith back. The Rockets have struggled with ball movement. Smith came in and immediately moved the ball, firing passes from one corner to the other. He was rusty.
Houston Chronicle Jan 22, 2016

Josh Smith’s acquisition shows Rockets are still trying to find their way

The Rockets probably did not need to receive a message in the form of a player acquisition, but Friday’s deal to bring back Josh Smith was an indication that the slide to .500 would not change the usual emphasis on upgrades for the current season.
The Dream Shake Jan 22, 2016

Rockets trade for Josh Smith official; send rights for Lishouk to Clippers

Smooth is back in Houston. Do you hear that? The wojobomb alarm is going off. The Vertical editor Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a bomb Friday morning that the Houston Rockets had trade for Los Angeles Clippers forward Josh Smith. Clippers have traded Josh Smith back to Houston, sources tell Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) January 22, 2016 The Rockets now make the trade official as the team released today: Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has acquired forward Josh Smith via trade from the Los Angeles Clippers along with the draft...

How will Josh Smith trade affect the Spurs?

Houston reacquired forward Josh Smith from the Los Angeles Clippers for cash and draft rights to rights to Maarty Leunen in a bid to bolster its depth at forward.
Orange County Register Jan 22, 2016
Clippers end Josh Smith's strained stay with trade to Rockets

Clippers end Josh Smith's strained stay with trade to Rockets

Josh Smith’s time with the Clippers has come to an end. Early Friday morning, the team sent Smith with the draft rights of Sergei Lishouk and cash to Houston for the rights to Maarty Leunen. The Clippers used the newly created roster spot to sign...

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