Found April 11, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
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First DeJuan Blair, now Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been ordered to pay a jeweler for items, including two black Jesus pieces, he took out on a loan back in 2010. According to TMZ: A jewelry company called Lemmerman’s sued Smith, claiming he ordered a bunch of bling back in 2010 — including a diamond chain, two Black Jesus pendants and some earrings — totaling $25,500 … but never paid. [...] Lemmerman’s sued for $48,101 — which includes the jewelry bill plus interest and attorney’s fees — but Smith never responded to the suit … so a judge ruled in Lemmerman’s favor. Smith has now been ordered to pay the $48,000 asap … or else.

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