Josh Smith will not be suspended by the NBA for the flagrant-2 foul called against him in Monday’s loss in Utah.Smith has been maddening recently but if his absence means more Solomon Jones and Othello Hunter rather than more Al Horford, Marvin Williams, Zaza Pachulia, and Maurice Evans he'll be missed shortly.
However, Smith will miss tonight’s game in Denver, having returned to Atlanta to attend to a personal matter.
Hawks point guard Mike Bibby did not attend shoot-around practice Wednesday and will be a game-time decision tonight. He is suffering from the flu and played 15 scoreless minutes Monday against the Jazz.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Josh Smith Not Suspended, Still Won't Play
Mike Bibby might not play, either. Sekou Smith reports: