The New York Knicks may want to see if they can start playing their games with 2 basketballs instead of 1. Either that or they’ll have to score 140 points a game to make sure everyone gets the points they want.
The Knicks are adding shooting guard J.R. Smith to their roster which already includes Amar’e Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler, Carmelo Anthony and new sensation Jeremy Lin. Smith tweeted (@TheRealJRSmith) yesterday morning, “New York Knicks It Is!” and then confirmed everyone’s (redundant) questions on whether or not that meant he’d be playing in a Knicks jersey.
Smith, who had been playing over in China and had to wait for his team’s season to end, is a very talented player but has been known to have some attitude problems in the past. The question in New York is not going to be about his talent but whether or not he can fit into the new and improved Knicks’ system.
Mike D’Antoni has found a gem in Jeremy Lin, and Lin has already shown that he feels comfortable playing a true ...