Originally posted on NBA 24/7 365  |  Last updated 11/21/11

On what seems to be some sort of Chinese version of Twitter, JR Smith posted the following this morning…

Going to see the docs out here in Beijing! See what’s going with this leg really appreciate the concern thank you all!

It appears that JR is already facing some heat from the Chinese media, who seem to be thinking that he may want to use this injury as a way out of the CBA.  JR adamantly denies this…

My goal was nor is not to leave! My goal is to win! An for us to win our team must be heathy!

According to Sina Sports, JR had an MRI performed on his knee this morning in Dongguan.  As far as I can tell no official diagnosis has been reported yet.  Yahoo! Sports has managed to contact JR Smith’s father, who says JR is “walking around and just sore.”  I suppose that’s a good sign, but neither JR nor his father are doctors.  Hopefully he is just fine and this is nothing but a big scare, but we’re going to have to wait and see. 

I’ll continue to do my best to keep my readers up to date on the situation!

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