Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  Last updated 5/25/12

Knicks guard J.R. Smith was arrested late Thursday night in Miami Beach after officers learned there was a warrant out for his arrest following a routine traffic stop. Yup, Smith had a warrant out for his arrest because he never addressed a past ticket for driving without a valid license.

Come on J.R., how hard is it to toss a check for a few hundo in the mail so you can avoid this sort of embarrassment? Or I guess if what your dad is saying about you is true, maybe you just didn’t have the money. Now that would be sad.

Another question is why Smith was pulled over in the first place. He’s in Miami Beach for the always popular Urban Beach weekend, the same setting where Gilbert Arenas and a teammate were arrested six years ago.

You know it’s a sensitive environment down there, J.R., so you gotta know better than that. Oh yeah, and that Young Money tattoo was looking fly.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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