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Josh Smith talks about his reasons for joining Clippers

Josh Smith talks about his reasons for joining Clippers

Josh Smith picked the Clippers over teams that could offer him more money, something that he says will affect his family. Smith, 29, signed with the Clippers for one year and $1.5 million earlier this month. The veteran forward, however, will make most of his salary next season from the Detroit Pistons, who will pay him $5.4 million a year through the 2019-20 season after waiving him last year. "At the end of the day, you know, I do have a family," Smith said at a news conference Tuesday at Staples Center. "So it is going to be a little harder on me this year. But I'm going to push through it and, you know, try to do something long term after this year. But I think...

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