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Clippers discuss acquiring Josh Smith off waivers
Clippers discuss acquiring Josh Smith off waivers

The Clippers have had internal discussions about acquiring forward Josh Smith, who was waived Monday by the Detroit Pistons despite having two years and $26 million left on his contract. The Clippers have been doing their background research on Smith by turning to Clippers assistant Mike Woodson. When Woodson was the coach with the Atlanta Hawks from 2004 to 2010, he coached Smith during his first six seasons in the NBA. Woodson and Smith, 29, still have a relationship. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, who also is the team's president of basketball operations, was coy when asked if his team would explore bringing Smith to the Clippers. "I don't know," Rivers said,...

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