Previously on That NBA Lottery Pick, we featured a couple of stories about New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith going blonde and eventually changing his hair color because of Knicks head coach Mike Woodson.
Recently, the fine folks over at the MSG Network asked J.R. the reason why he decided to go blonde and Mr. Smith provided them with this answer:
“I was watching the movie ‘Meteor Man’ and there was a group of guys called ‘The Golden Lords.’ I was like ‘Man, I’m going to dye my hair blonde.’ I think it was either [Iman Shumpert] or my brother said ‘You’re not going to do it.’ Shump was like ‘If you do it, I’ll dye my flat top grey.’ So I was like, ‘All right.’”
Also, to note…it appears that J.R. has now gone red…
J.R. Smith’s hair has gone rogue [Deadspin]