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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Pistons waive Josh Smith; SVG emphasizes need to move on

Give me credit for something, Stan Van Gundy said. "There's not too many 5-23 teams who are having press conferences after practice four days before their next game," he said. But that's exactly what the Detroit Pistons president of basketball operations and head coach was doing Monday afternoon inside the team's Auburn Hills practice facility, as he spoke at length about the decision to release forward Josh Smith, as first reported by the Free Press. "I thought it was best for him and I thought it was best for us," Van Gundy said. "I didn't make a decision that Josh couldn't help us, that wasn't the decision at all." The...