Josh Smith grabbed a season-high 19 rebounds in a 106-102 loss to the Lakers on Friday to go with eight points, eight assists, five steals and two blocks in 44 minutes.
Josh Smith got his starting job back on Sunday and had 13 points, eight boards, three assists, three steals and one 3-pointer in 33 minutes.
After benching Josh Smith for the start of Friday's game, coach Maurice Cheeks said Smith will start in the future for Detroit.
Josh Smith came off the bench on Friday, failing to score in 20 minutes with seven boards, one assist, one steal and three blocks against the Hawks.
Josh Smith will come off the bench in Friday's game against the Hawks and Kyle Singler will start at small forward.
Josh Smith returned to Atlanta for the first time since becoming a Piston and hit just 5-of-15 shots, missing all five of his 3-point attempts, and finishing with 11 points, six rebounds, two assists, three steals and two blocks.
Josh Smith followed up Friday's near 5x5 line with 18 points, eight rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block vs. the Lakers on Sunday.
Josh Smith got the message from his benching in Wednesday's game and finished with 21 points on 6-of-13 shooting, two threes, eight rebounds, seven assists, five steals and four blocks on Friday against the Kings.
Mo Cheeks claimed he wasn't sending Josh Smith a message by benching him after 18 minutes on Tuesday, and Smith didn't seem concerned after the game.
Josh Smith hit 1-of-6 shots and missed a couple of awkward 3-pointers before being benched by Mo Cheeks after just two points, two rebounds and a steal in 16 minutes of Tuesday's ugly loss to the Warriors.
Josh Smith scored 25 points with eight boards, two assists, one block, one steal and three 3-pointers on 10-of-20 from the field on Friday.
Josh Smith scored 19 points on 7-of-23 shooting (3-of-11 from long distance) with eight rebounds, five assists, three steals and three blocks in the Pistons' overtime loss to the Grizzlies on Friday.
Josh Smith hit 8-of-12 shots and 3-of-7 free throws on his way to 19 points, five rebounds, five assists and one block in Wednesday's win.
Josh Smith hit a game-winning 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat the Wolves on Thursday, shooting 6-of-17 from the field for 20 points with six boards and two assists in 34 minutes.