ATLANTA (AP) - Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith returned to the lineup Wednesday after missing 12 games with a sprained ankle.The Hawks were playing Memphis, which signed Smith to a five-year, $58 million offer sheet four months ago. Atlanta matched the offer to keep Smith, the NBA's second-leading shot blocker for the second straight season, after he posted career-best averages in scoring (17.2) and assists (3.4).
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Added: December 4, 2008