Pelicans trade Ish Smith for picks

Pelicans trade Ish Smith for picks

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Pelicans bolstered their prospects today by trading Point Guard Ish Smith to the Philadelphia 76ers for draft picks.

According to the Pelicans, the team sent Smith to the 76ers for two second-round draft picks.

Smith, 6'0", 175 lbs., appeared in 27 games for the Pelicans this year, including three starts after being signed as a free agent on Oct. 26. He averaged 8.9 points, 5.7 assists and 3.4 rebounds in 22.9 minutes per game. Smith is the Pelicans current assist leader with 154 so far.

Smith has played for 10 different teams so far in his NBA career, including a brief stint in Philadelphia back in 2014.

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