Originally written on Turn On The Knicks  |  Last updated 11/8/14
The New York Knicks have now ripped off 7 wins in a row and counting, led by JR Smith maxing out his endless athletic potential and finally locking away “Bad JR” for an extended period of time. Smith now has 3 straight games of more than 30 points and is attacking the basket more and shooting a higher percentage than he ever has in his career. Here’s 12 thoughts on the rolling Knicks and JR… 1. To see JR Smith play the way he has played the past two weeks is a startling development to say the least. Consider this, in the past 6 games (all Knicks wins), Smith has shot at least 50% from the field and for a total of (57/102, 56%)…this is JR Smith we are talking about…the guy known to dribble the shot clock down and chuck an off-balanced jumper. In those 6 games, he is averaging 27.5 points and has taken 3 or less three pointers in 4 of the games. It is a new offensive player who is aggressively attacking the basket, drawing fouls and hitting his free throws (42/50 from the line). When...
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