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J.R. Smith is doing a mighty fine job of reminding New York Knicks fans of what it was like with John Starks in the lineup more than a decade ago. And we are talking about the bad times. Just look at Smith’s last two games where he has shot a combined 7 of 30 from the field. His play has looked incredibly sloppy at times, just like last night when Tyson Chandler found him underneathe the basket for what should have been an easy lay-up. Instead, Smith was called for a travel, which pissed off head coach Mike Woodson which led to using the Lord’s name in vain. It appears as if Woodson is at his wits end with Smith, and is ready to turn to his bench to find more conistent scoring and play. J.R. Smith won the 6th Man of the Year, but certainly isn’t playing like that, and Woodson will make a change as necessary. Via NY Post: “I’m not going to kick him to the curb,’’ Woodson said on his ESPN Radio Show on Wednesday. “He’s a big part of what we’ve done this season. ‘’ However, Woodson added, “I’ll gauge J.R. as we go along. [...]
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Much has been made of J.R. Smith and his clubbing habits. Earlier this year, Smith claimed he that he partied too much last season when he joined the Knicks half way through the truncated NBA season. Well, it seems old habits never die as J.R. Smith was seen at Jay-Z’s, 40/40 club before Game...
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Since being named the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year, New York Knicks guard JR Smith has struggled mightily.Shooting only 34% since the postseason began, Smith has found himself being questioned by fans as to what’s wrong. Smith apparently is well aware of his struggles and has made it a point of not speaking to [...]
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New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for a flop during Game 1 of their playoff series against Indiana.
Smith was defending Pacers guard Lance Stephenson when he ran into a pick set by David West. Smith fell to the court and threw his arms up, exaggerating the contact and fooling the referee into believing it was much more severe than it really was.
Depending on who you talk to, the clubbing and slump have nothing to do with each other or there is a direct correlation.
I lean toward them being separate things, only because JR always hits the club and JR always been a streak shooter who makes a lot of boneheaded plays at times.
So, he isn’t doing anything differently now, than he has done his whole career. With that being said...
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Something is going on with Knicks guard J.R. Smith and if he doesn’t fix it, he might be glued to the bench. Smith has been in a terrible slump since elbowing Jason Terry during the Celtics series.
New York head coach Mike Woodson was on ESPN Radio, and let it be known Smith could lose his time if he doesn’t start shooting the ball well.
“I’ll gauge J.R. as we go along...
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