Found November 22, 2011 on
By now you all have seen the video footage of Denver Nuggets' J.R. Smith writhing in pain after his apparent knee injury while playing with the Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association.It was enough to make anyone watching it cringe at the sight of Smith in seemingly a lot of pain and wonder if his injury would cause him to sit out a few games, or worse, undergo surgery.But by some miracle Smith's knee healed rather quickly (three days later) as he got time on the court for the Bulls in their following game where he went on to score 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and had four assists in over 30 minutes. Albeit he was limping.
Not bad for someone who seemed to be in danger of being out of commission for quite some time.But is there more to this than meets the eye? Maybe.
Although an MRI revealed the injury was a pulled quadriceps muscle, come reports Smith and the team have been in-fighting to the point the Bulls feel Smith faked his recent knee...
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Coaches always tell players to ignore the other guys and play their game. JR Smith clearly believes in this approach, not letting the fact he’s playing in China instead of Denver stop him from staying focused to his core competency of making trouble off the court. He’s managed to go from high profile signing to well known trouble maker in less than a full season with the Zhejiang...
Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith injured his knee while playing for his Chinese team Zheijang this past weekend.
The Denver Post reported that Smith appeared to jam his leg while attempting to go for a pass during Zheijang's season opener on Sunday. Smith limped off the court in obvious pain and will undergo an MRI on his knee, Yahoo! Sports reported.
With the NBA mired in a...
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...
Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith avoided a serious knee injury during his first game playing in China.
Smith hurt his knee in Sunday's season opener for Zheijang and was scheduled for an MRI exam, but he was back on the court for Tuesday's game.
Due to the NBA lockout, Smith elected to play in the Chinese Basketball Association.
Smith, 26, averaged 12.3 points and 2.2 assists...
As you have already known, J.R. Smith recently suffered a knee injury in exhibition basketball game in China. However, many are saying this is serious and huge. Luckily. Smith is fine and the injury is not serious. In fact, Smith played in the next game and dropped 15 points.
You can read more about the story here at NBA247365.com.
Tim Rasmussen, The Denver PostJ.R. Smith.
J.R. Smith’s stint in the Chinese Basketball Association isn’t going as swimmingly as he’d hoped.
Smith, who starred for the Nuggets the past five seasons, signed a $3 million contract to play for Zhejiang, a Chinese team, during the NBA lockout. He’s the highest-paid player in the CBA, according to reports.
But Smith injured his...
Yes. That guy.
And I think when THAT guy can take credit for saving your ass, you've got some soul searching to do.
Stephon Marbury has been playing in China for a couple of seasons now and he's learned a few things. JR Smith has been playing in China for about a month now, and has been accused of faking the severity of his injury in an effort to...
Nuggets guard J.R. Smith suffered what appeared to be a serious knee injury while playing for his Chinese team Sunday.
As a fan of the NBA, the last thing I want to have happen when the lockout is eventually resolved is for the league’s stars not to be able to play in the 2012 season (we can all agree there will not be a 2011-2012 season at this point, right?) due to injury. Now I [...]
Veteran Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith appeared to injure his knee while playing in a game for his Chinese team, the Denver Post reports.
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Somewhere, George Karl is just nodding along silently. Not his problem anymore. J.R. Smith was back on the floor with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls, the team he inked a $3 million deal to play for through the full season into next March. But he is getting much more than just that salary, there are a…
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