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Josh Smith not miffed by benching

Updated: November 13, 2013, 4:53 PM ET
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Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith says he was not miffed at his noticeable lack of playing time in Tuesday's loss to the Golden State Warriors.

Smith, who signed a $54 million deal to join the Pistons in the offseason, scored just two points in a season-low 19 minutes Tuesday. But Smith insisted he did not take the benching personally.

"I just got to cheer my teammates on," Smith told reporters, according to the Detroit Free Press. "You can't really focus on the decisions ...

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