Found February 03, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
Former NBA player Casey Jacobsen is now playing ball in Germany. He’s written a few blog posts for SLAM Online and his latest entry made some ripples. Jacobsen, the former Stanford star, gave his “yearbook awards,” and his award for J.R. Smith was not kind.
Most selfish teammate: JR Smith
I played with JR his rookie year in New Orleans in 2005. We were a bad team, full of me-first guys, but he took the crown. I’d never seen a guy so intent on shooting the ball every time it hit his hands and I’m sure I never will again. Watching him during his latest Denver years, I can see that not much has changed.
The best part of that burn is the last sentence. At first I thought the paragraph was going to have a happy ending and talk about how Smith has become a better teammate … but not really. Still, Smith is a good enough player where he’ll have a home in the NBA because he can score. Not many guys can drop 60 in a game off the bench.
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Former Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith dropped 60 points in a league game with his Chinese team Zhejiang Golden Bulls, including a remarkable 14 of 18 shots from beyond the arc.
Smith, who is stuck in the country seeing out a fixed contract he agreed during the NBA lockout, also had eight rebounds, six steals and two assists in the 122-110 victory over Qingdao in the Chinese Basketball...
J.R. Smith seems to be making the best of his time in China. The flashy former Denver Nuggets shooting guard dropped 60 in the Zhejiang Cyclones’ 122-110 win over Qingdao Double Star. That’s one point shy of half his team’s total points. Smith went an amazing 14-18 from downtown and grabbed 8 boards.
The high-flying youngster will make his NBA return once the Zhejiang...
While the San Antonio Spurs and several other teams await free agent Kenyon Martin's decision on where he will suit up this season, there is another free agent reportedly on the Spurs' radar -- J.R. Smith.Smith, like Martin, played in China during the NBA lockout and is now trying to plead his case to make it back to the NBA despite the CBA's (Chinese Basketball Association...
Smith can return to the NBA after his team in China finishes its season. The Clippers hope he can bring scoring punch as backup small forward, says a person with knowledge of the situation.The Clippers, still not done dealing after signing Kenyon Martin on Friday, will pursue guard J.R. Smith after the team he plays on in the Chinese Basketball Assn. finishes its season and he...
JR Smith continue to tear it up in China. He scored 60 points today while bombing away from long-range in a Playoff game. Per ZagsBlog: “J.R. Smith dropped 60 points in a Chinese League playoff game Wednesday. Here’s the box score showing that the former Denver Nuggets and St. Benedict’s Prep guard went 14-for-18 from beyond the arc and also added eight rebounds — off the...
by Casey Jacobsen
Do you remember when you got your yearbook in high school and there would always be those cheesy lists/awards about who was voted most popular, most likely to succeed, and best eyes? These “awards” are kind of like that, but with my teammates during the course of my four-year NBA career (Phoenix, New Orleans, Memphis).
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