The questions regarding Josh Smith’s upcoming free agency have been in place for a long time, dating back over a year ago in anticipation of the 2012 trade deadline. That's partially because Smith’s age — 27 as he heads into free agency this summer — likely means he will be hitting his prime as an NBA player over the course of his next contract. Mostly, though, questions about his free-agent worth because we’re still not sure what type of player Smith is, nine (!) years into his NBA career.
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