Originally posted on Knicks Journal  |  Last updated 5/7/13
This past February, KnicksJournal.com reported exclusively via a source that the Knicks still intend to sign Chris Smith, brother of "Sixth Man of the Year" award winner J.R. Smith.The younger Smith was welcomed into the Knickerbocker family when he played for the team in Summer League, and was poised to compete for a roster spot in training camp. A knee injury forced him to have surgery on his left patella tendon, and the Louisville product has been out of commission ever since.But as reported previously, New York was keeping an eye on Smith during his recovery. The young gun stayed with the team throughout, rehabbing at the team facility and often appearing at home games.Smith was hoping to begin scrimmaging in April, and to many fans' surprise, he planned to do so with the Knicks.Better late than ever, such a plan set its wheels in motion as Smith has been seen working out and scrimmaging with some of New York's players at the team facility this week. He most recently took part i...
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