Report: Josh Smith to be waived by Pistons

Josh Smith has been waived by the Pistons.

The Pistons will have a $5.4 million cap hit over the next 5 seasons due to Smith’s remaining $27 million.

Released by Stan Van Gundy as Stan is trying to find the right pieces.

Smith signed a four-year, $54 million deal with the Pistons before last season, but he shot only 42 percent from the field in 2013-14. This season, Smith is at 39 percent.

The 29-year-old Smith was averaging 13.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game this season.

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