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Add Lakers to list of teams interested in Josh Smith
Add Lakers to list of teams interested in Josh Smith

Add the Lakers to the list of teams interested in free-agent forward Josh Smith. Smith, a 29-year-old 6-foot-9 forward, was waived Monday morning by the Detroit Pistons despite two more seasons and $40.5 million remaining on his contract. "Our team has not performed the way we had expected throughout the first third of the season and adjustments need to be made in terms of our focus and direction,” said Stan Van Gundy, Pistons head coach and president of basketball operations, in a statement.  "We are shifting priorities to aggressively develop our younger players while also expanding the roles of other players in the current rotation to improve performance and build...

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