Say it ain't so, J.R. Say it ain't so.
According to Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski, J.R. Smith will be suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
The NBA is suspending Knicks guard J,R. Smith for violating the league's substance abuse policy, sources tell Yahoo Sports
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) September 6, 2013
Man, the Knicks 3 year, $18 million deal with Smith is looking solid right about now. First, just about a week after he signed the deal it came up that he needed fairly major knee surgery that would sideline him about four months, putting him in danger of missing the start of the season.
Now, Smith will miss five games, reportedly for resting positive for marijuana. From Woj's article.
The suspension is expected to be for five games, a source told Yahoo Sports.
The NBA is expected to formally announce the suspension Friday afternoon, sources told Yahoo Sports.
Smith tested positive for marijuana, a source with direct knowledge of the...