Report: Bucks trying to acquire Josh Smith
UPDATE: The Bucks are trying to find a way to acquire smith without giving up Brandon Jennings or Monta Ellis, according to Chris Broussard.
Josh Smith would like to play w/Monte Ellis & Brandon Jennings so Bucks trying to make trade w/out giving up Ellis.— Chris Broussard (@Chris_Broussard) February 20, 2013
The Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks may be discussing a trade involving Josh Smith and Monta Ellis, according to Marc Stein.
On Bucks/Josh Smith talk: Hawks' interest believed to start w/Monta Ellis, since Monta could play next to Jeff Teague, whom Hawks still like— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2013
Many believe the Hawks will move Smith before Thursday's deadline, with the Warriors, Nets, Suns and Celtics all having interest, according to multiple reports.
Hawks have convinced numerous teams that Josh Smith will be moved between now and Thursday 3 PM deadline. Question remains where exactly— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 19, 2013
This season, Smith has played in 48 games, averaging 17.4 points per game and 8.6 rebounds per game.