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NBA Coast to Coast: Josh Smith pays dividends in Rockets debut
NBA Coast to Coast: Josh Smith pays dividends in Rockets debut

Josh Smith immediately paid dividends for the Houston Rockets, while the Memphis Grizzlies remained spiraling on their longest losing streak of the season. Smith, who signed earlier in the day, scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds Friday night as the Rockets beat Memphis, 117-111, in overtime. “When you're a professional, and you've played a lot of years, it's not that hard,” Smith said of joining a new team, “especially since you know a lot of the guys in the locker room. They helped me out when I was kind of lost our there.” The Rockets held a 111-109 lead with 1:18 left in overtime when James Harden missed a 17-footer. Smith grabbed...

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