Report: Josh Smith for Ellis being discussed
According to multiple NBA sources, including Yahoo Sports, the Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks have been very seriously discussing a deal centered around Hawks forward Josh Smith and Bucks guard Monta Ellis.
The 27-year old Smith, is in his 9th NBA season with Atlanta, and is averaging 17.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 4.2 assists on 45.9% shooting. Ellis, in his 2nd season with Milwaukee, has posted 18.3 points, 5.5 assists and 3.9 rebounds on 39.9% shooting this season.
Bucks forward Epke Udoh and Hawks guard Devin Harris are also rumored to be involved in the deal. It is widely believed that Smith will be moved prior to the 3pm EST trade deadline.