Report: 'No legs' to Kings, Pistons trade talks for Smith

Report: 'No legs' to Kings, Pistons trade talks for Smith
July 19, 2014, 2:45 pm
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Josh Smith averaged 16.4 points per game for the Pistons this past season. (AP)


The Sacramento Kings have had their eyes on a reclamation project in Pistons forward Josh Smith, but it appears as though the interest there in getting a deal done is one-sided for now.

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From Vince Ellis of the Detroit Free Press:

The Sacramento Kings made another run at Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith during this week’s league meetings in Las Vegas, but they were rebuffed again.

A person with firsthand knowledge of the situation confirmed ESPN’s Marc Stein’s report that the Kings were interested in Smith. Another source said Thursday morning that there are “no legs” to the report — suggesting that nothing was imminent...

Sacramento was looking to send nothing of value in return for Smith, which almost seems fair when considering he’s guaranteed $40.5 million over the next three seasons

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