Ish Smith leaves Philly for the Motor City.

Ish  Smith
Few players in the NBA can match the quickness of Ish Smith

The Detroit Pistons came out aggressively in free agency, quickly landing point guard Ish Smith.

Smith signs a three-year, $18 million dollar deal with the Pistons.

The soon-to-be 28-year-old point guard had a career-year in 2015-2016, averaging 14.7 points, 4.3 rebounds and 7.0 assists per game over 50 games for the Philadelphia 76ers last season. He shot 40.5% from the field and 33.6% from three-point range.

Smith will go into training camp as the backup to starter Reggie Jackson.


The 76ers acquired Smith from the New Orleans Pelicans for a pair of second-round picks in December.  Smith also played for the 76ers during the 2014-2015 season.  Overall, he’s played for nine NBA teams since entering the NBA as an undrafted free agent with the Rockets in 2010-2011.

For his career, Smith is averaging 5.8 points and 3.3 assists per game.

Smith claims that he never heard from the 76ers this offseason regarding his future with the team.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here