Hawks Won’t Give Josh Smith The Max, Fielding Trade Offers

While Josh Smith recently said he feels like he’s a max player, the Atlanta Hawks don’t feel the same. After meeting with Smith’s representatives this week, the Hawks are not willing to give the 8-year veteran a max deal and are currently entertaining trade offers for the forward.

According to David Aldridge, NBA:

The Atlanta Hawks are entertaining trade offers around the league for forward Josh Smith, but have yet to decide whether they will deal the ninth-year forward, according to league sources.

The Hawks met with Smith’s representatives this week, at which point the team indicated it was not willing to give Smith a max contract after this season, according to a source…

Smith, according to a source, is prepared to move on.

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