Pelicans acquire, then waive, Smith
Ponca City Now - February 20, 2015 7:44 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) – The New Orleans Pelicans traded a protected 2016 second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday in exchange for Ish Smith, a 2015 protected second-round pick, the rights to forward Latavious Williams and cash considerations.
The Pelicans then waived Smith, a 6-foot guard who has appeared in 30 games this season with Oklahoma City, averaging 1.2 points, 0.9 rebounds and 0.9 assists. Smith also has played for Phoenix, Orlando, Houston, Milwaukee and Memphis
The 25-year-old Williams is a forward with Bilbao of the Spanish League. He’s 6-8.