Smith’s Outburst Could Lead To A Two-Game Suspension

Josh Smith’s profanity-laced outburst at the end of regulation of the Hawks’ 109-104 overtime loss to Philadelphia on Sunday night could result in the third-year forward being suspended, Hawks coach Mike Woodson said. Smith went back and forth with Woodson on the bench over two plays in the final 40 seconds of regulation that resulted in Woodson telling Smith to hit the showers before the overtime session began. “You’ve got to be able to control your emotions on our bench,” Woodson said after the game, in which the Hawks (28-49) lost a 17-point lead en route to their 11th straight road loss. “He didn’t, and I had to send him in [to the locker room], and I’ll address it further [today].”

Atlanta Journal Constitution