Report: Phoenix Suns could be involved in Josh Smith sweepstakes

Feb 19, 2013, 3:37 AM | Updated: 4:32 pm

The Phoenix Suns may have a big deal up their sleeve, after all.

Yahoo Sports NBA columnist Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted the Suns could make a push for Atlanta Hawks’ forward Josh Smith.

Smith can become an unrestricted free agent this offseason and desires a max contract, making him an attractive trade candidate for the Hawks at the deadline.

The 27-year-old averaged 18.8 points and 9.6 rebounds last season, both of which were career-highs.

Smith is currently the Hawks’ leading scorer, averaging 17.4 points and 8.6 rebounds this season.

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