Originally written on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 11/17/14
J.R. Smith's less than robust performance during the New York Knicks 102-95 loss to the Indiana Pacers in the Game 1 of their playoff series at Madison Square Garden Sunday did little to quell the rumors that the NBA's Sixth man of the Year was out partying at Manhattan's 40/40 Club Saturday night. Photos and videos of the Knicks guard were posted on the Internet showing Smith draining a bottle of some sort of libation while enjoying the Mayweather fight the night before the opening game. Smith was a dismal 4-of-15 and 2-of-6 from outside the arch in 34 minutes of play. After the Pacers had their way with him for most of the game, Smith finally showed a little defense and went after who else — his detractors. Smith denied he was "clubbing" on Twitter and the @team wish Instagram posted this "Official NBA Bandwagon Transferal Form" and a warning for all of his haters. First an for most I wasn't clubbing before the game so y'all can kill that. Don't try an find reasons when I miss shots! #HopOff — JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) May 5, 2013 Here y'all go! instagram.com/p/Y8wDhltfPe/ — JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) May 5, 2013 An entertaining series just got even better. Keep those tweets and Instagrams coming J.R.
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