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Drew said he hopes Smith remains with the team.

“We look at Josh as we do at any player in the situation of the last year of his contract,” Drew said. “Josh is a talented player. He’s a big part of what we do. He’s a guy that we can count on and rely on doing what we do, and hopefully he will be a Hawk for a long time. He’s just a phenomenal talent.”

Ferry traded guard Joe Johnson and forward Marvin Williams before the season. Johnson made his first return to Atlanta with the Nets on Wednesday night.