The Houston Rockets traded guard John Lucas and center Tim McCormick to the Atlanta Hawks for guards Kenny Smith and Roy Marble.

Lucas has played for six NBA teams in 14 seasons and is ninth on the all-time NBA assists list with 6,454.It's the second trade in a year for Smith, who was traded to Atlanta from Sacramento last season. He averaged 11.9 points last season. Marble was suspended on Feb. 22 for violating the NBA's substance abuse policy.