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November 6, 2014 Updates

Long-awaited relief for the Thunder’s injury-ravaged roster has made its way to town. The Thunder has agreed to sign point guard Ishmael Smith via the hardship exception, a rare temporary roster spot the league must grant to allow depleted teams to exceed the 15-man roster maximum. Oklahoman

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Jonathan Feigen: Rockets reach agreement to sign g Ish Smith, another former Rockets player. One year, fully guaranteed minimum contract. Yahoo reported 1st. Twitter @Jonathan_Feigen

July 15, 2014 Updates

The Phoenix Suns have waived guard Ish Smith, the team announced today. "We thank Ish Smith for his contributions to the Suns," said President of Basketball Operations Lon Babby. "He played with an infectious joy. We wish him well." NBA.com

April 18, 2014 Updates

His teammates seem to have a better feel, especially his neighbor this season on team flights. "He wants to be back," Smith said. "He likes it here." Arizona Republic

April 17, 2014 Updates

Smith played a full season with one team for the first time in his career after having played for two teams in each of his first three seasons. The Suns have a team option to bring him back next season at an NBA-affordable $985,000, which is what the 25-year-old made this season. "I'd love to stay," Smith said. "It's nice here. I like the coaches. I like the style. They allow me to play the way I like to play. It was a good start to hopefully being somewhere that I can stay for a little bit. "When you're with a high school team, you're with that same coach for four years and you develop. The same with college. That's why you see consistency with San Antonio and those teams. Coach (Jeff Hornacek) knows what he's getting out of me. He knows what I need to work on and get better at and the guys upstairs know the same. When you come back after building confidence with your team the first year, it continues to get better and you still take steps forward." Arizona Republic

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The Orlando Magic have re-signed free agent guard Ish Smith, General Manager Rob Hennigan announced today. Per team policy, terms of the deal are not disclosed. NBA.com

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