Monday, August 21, 2006

Joe Smith Traded to Denver Nuggets

Joe Smith (1993-95) was traded from Milwaukee to the Denver Nuggets on August 10 in exchange for Ruben Patterson. Smith will make $6.8 million this season in the final year of hs contract. The Denver Post says this about their team's newest acquisition:

Smith averaged 8.8 points and 5.2 rebounds while shooting 47.5 percent from the field in 44 games for Milwaukee last season. The 6-foot-10, 225-pound 11-year veteran was the top pick in the NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors in 1995. Smith has averaged 8.6 points and 5.2 rebounds over his career, including a career-high 18.7 points with Golden State during the 1996-97 season. He also has also played for Philadelphia.

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