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Carroll, a 6-8, 212-pound forward, is averaging 2.8 points and 2.0 rebounds in 78 games overall. But he has played in only seven games with Memphis this season.

Smith, a 6-foot rookie out of Wake Forest, has bounced between the Rockets and their developmental league affiliate this season. He’s averaged 2.6 points and 2.3 assists in 28 games with Houston this season.


AP Sports Writers Kristie Rieken in Houston, Teresa M. Walker in Memphis and Bob Baum in Phoenix contributed to this report.