View Full Version : Hawks Co-Owner: Josh Smith chances of getting traded is CLOSE TO ZERO

03-13-2012, 09:31 PM

DENVER -- Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson says the likelihood of Josh Smith getting traded before Thursday is "close to zero."

Numerous reports have stated Smith wants out of Atlanta. But Levenson says Tuesday those rumors are unfounded and that Smith has told him they aren't coming from the player or his agent.

Smith is in his eighth season with Atlanta after being taken out of high school with the 17th pick in the 2004 NBA draft. He is averaging a career-best 17 points and 9.6 rebounds this season.

So people, please stop the Pau to ATL for J-Smoove/Hinrich trade rumors. ;)

03-13-2012, 10:24 PM
Finally one of our owners say something. ATL values Smith (and Horford) too high to trade him. Also our GM is Rick Sund. That should tell you we don't do big trades. The ownership/GM loves being the same every year.

They have came up with the excuse every Hawks fan knew they would today "What this team needs is for everybody to be healthy." AKA "We want to use Horford as an excuse to keep the same core for another year".

03-13-2012, 11:20 PM
Good. Josh Smith is being a beast.

03-14-2012, 12:30 AM

This is good to hear. It would take a lot for me to trade Josh.