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10) On a team with Amar'e Stoud- amire, Andrea Bargnani, JR Smith and Carmelo Anthony, his chances of looking like the Defensive Player of the Year are going to skyrocket
9) He's from the area, and it's always a good idea for crazy people to have more day to day contact with their relatives
8) He's only 23 more teams away from having a jersey from every franchise
7) Now that Smith is out for the next 3 to 4 months with knee surgery, he's sure to get all of the three point shots he can brick
6) At 33 and in his 14th year, he represents one of the younger recent acquisitions for the team
5) Like many aging drama queens, just can't resist the allure of a Broadway show
4) What with the Lakers paying him over 4X of his Knicks paycheck this year, can actually afford to live in New York
3) His defensive reputation, if true or based in current reality, would be such a good counterpoint to the rest of the roster
2) There's no chance that ...
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Less than a week after his four-year, $24.7 million dollar extension became official, the Knicks announced J.R. Smith would miss up to four months due to surgery to repair the meniscus and patellar tendon in his right knee. The Knicks said Smith's injuries, which were treated at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City by team orthopedist Dr. Answorth Allen, were...
LATimes.com Metta World Peace and the New York Knicks agreed on a two-year deal Monday, with the first year guaranteed, reports ESPNNewYork.com’s Ian Begley. The deal is worth approximately $1.6 million per season with a player option in the second year, the
J.R. Smith had patella tendon surgery & arthroscopy for a tear in the lateral meniscus, of his left knee, at the HSS in NYC.
— NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) July 15, 2013
J.R. Smith’s injuries were chronic and gradually worsened. Recovery time is approximately 12-16 weeks.
— NY_KnicksPR (@NY_KnicksPR) July 15, 2013
This news is shocking and unbelievable...
I don’t think you can ever say J.R Smith isn’t smart…well you can but this isn’t one of those times. The Sixth Man of the Year made sure he got paid before announcing that he was set to get surgery. Smith has had patellar tendon surgery and an arthroscopy for a tear in the lateral meniscus in his left knee. The Knicks said that Smith’s injuries were chronic and have been...
JR Smith will need 3-4 months to recover from knee surgery, and he may not be ready at the start of training camp, the New York Knicks announced on Monday. Smith re-signed with the Knicks on a four-year, $24.7 million deal earlier this month. He had patella tendon surgery and an arthroscopic procedure for a [...]
The revelation that J. R. Smith had knee surgery Monday — just four days after signing a rich, new four-year contract — made the Knicks’ investment look instantly suspect and possibly ill-advised. But the surgery was not a surprise to team officials. And the investment was not as extensive as first believed.
Smith’s deal covers a maximum of three years, with a total value...
Shane Larkin, pictured above in the middle – with his damn name on his jersey….not really sure why I don’t think you can read – has undergone surgery on his broken ankle. His recovery time is expected to be about 3 months. Meanwhile, JR Smith’s surgery to repair his torn meniscus will set him back 3-4 months himself. Both COULD be ready for the start of the season. And...
There has been plenty of speculation about Carmelo Anthony's future over the past couple of weeks.
The latest bit of news is that the Lakers plan to pursue Anthony in free agency next summer if the Knicks star opts out of the final year of his deal.
Anthony won't end up in purple and gold if Knicks GM Glen Grunwald has his way, though.
Grunwald on Tuesday said he sees...
In the least earth-shattering news ever in sports, an ESPNLosAngles.com report Wednesday states that the Lakers are planning to make runs at LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony in free agency next summer.
Both James and Anthony have opt-out clauses in their contracts after the 2013-14 season, meaning that they can choose whether they want to return to the Heat and Knicks, respectively...
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According to ESPN, after losing the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, the Lakers plan to make a run at NBA All-Star’s, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, in 2014 free agency.
The Los Angeles Lakers, whose plan to re-sign center Dwight Howard did not pan out this offseason, are poised to rebuild fast by focusing on the two biggest free agents of 2014 – LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony...
With one spectacular tweet – “Where Brooklyn at?” – Metta World Peace announced he will be joining the New York Knicks. The deal is for 2 years and $3.2 million, with a player option in Year 2. It’s a great signing for the orange and blue, who needed toughness and a hometown tenacity last year’s playoff team at times sorely missed. Another thing they missed? A ******...
Some links from around the World Wide Web late on this Monday evening:
• As expected, the Knicks agreed to terms on a two-year deal with Metta World Peace this afternoon. The Clippers were another rumored NBA destination, as well as the tease by World Peace that he would play in China. In the end, the Knicks were able to add the former Ron Artest and native New Yorker to the roster...