NEW YORK -- The New York Knicks signed J.R. Smith on Friday, hoping his 3-point shooting can improve one of their biggest weaknesses.
The timing may be risky with the Knicks playing their best basketball of the season, but the Knicks think Smith will be worth the risk.
"We just felt that it was an opportunity to acquire a very good basketball player and to help us in a way...
The Knicks were in the final stages of contract discussions with free agent shooting guard J.R. Smith Thursday, one day after he became eligible to sign with NBA teams.
A league source told the Post the deal is not complete and will not be signed before Friday.
Head coach Mike D'Antoni said before the Knicks' seven-game winning streak, which has been sparked by the phenomenal...
Carmelo Anthony said Wednesday he doesn't want to be traded, denying a report that he would welcome an exit from New York.
''No, no, no, no. Let's nip this in the bud right now. No,'' Anthony said after the Knicks' morning shootaround.
''I don't know where that came from. I'm tired of hearing it. It came out this morning from, I guess...
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JR Smith head many teams looking to sign him and he announce on Twitter he’s going to New York.
New York Knicks It Is!
— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) February 17, 2012
Smith signed with a team in China during the lockout and had to remain there until his team’s season was over. Smith played for the Denver Nuggets the past five seasons and...
As per Alan Hahn:
@alanhahn: RT @TheRealJRSmith: Yes sir! RT @JSnjPlayaz: My boy @TheRealJRSmith just informed me that he is the newest member of the Knicks! 3 minutes ago
Now I wonder who has been let go or whether the Knicks are trying to work a trade to free up roster space. I think Smith will not play until Sunday so i'm expecting some other deal(s) might go down....
In a sit down interview with ESPN's Stephen A. Smith, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony states that he still wants to take the last shot at the end of a game, even with Jeremy Lin on the court. Anthony has the stats to back up his answer. Since 2008 Carmelo has the second most game winning shots, trailing only the Lakers Kobe Bryant. Having been going to Knicks games...
Junior catcher Alex DeLeon went 2-for-5 with a three-run double and a total of four RBIs, while sophomore Frank Duncan earned his first collegiate victory as Kansas downed Middle Tennessee, 7-3, to give Ritch Price his 300th victory at KU Friday afternoon at Reese Smith Jr. Field.
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