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Josh Smith
current status: On roster
Birth Date:December 5, 1985 (29 years old)
Place of Birth:College Park, GA
From:Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Va.)
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Atlanta in 2004 (1/17).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2013.
Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 28 28 32.0 .391 .243 .468 7.2 4.7 1.3 1.7 2.6 13.1
Scouting Report
Assets: One of the NBA's elite shot-blockers. A supreme athlete for a big man: can out-run most guards and out-jump most forwards. When focused he works hard at both ends. Has a growing offensive repertoire and is a good passer. A very tough matchup due to his size, explosiveness, dexterity, and lefty shot.
Flaws: Not a good free-throw shooter at all and is streaky in general; needs work on focus and consistency. Sometimes loses composure when things aren't going well, and has had run-ins with coaches. Occasionally picks the big play over the efficient one.
Career Potential: Do-it-all superstar forward.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie Second Team 2004-05
NBA All-Defensive Second Team 2009-10
NBA Slam Dunk Championship Winner 2004-05