Found January 06, 2014 on Los That Sports Blog:
Tweet When you’re struggling the way that Knicks guard and reigning NBA Sixth Man of the Year J.R. Smith has been this season, you’ll do just about whatever it takes to gain an advantage. Yes, that even means resorting to juvenile (but humorous) tricks: If you didn’t catch it, Smith goes down to put his hands on his knees like he’s catching some wind. He then reaches down right before Dirk’s free throw attempt and unties Shawn Marion’s shoe, which you can see him tie back up after the ensuing Knicks possession. In the interest of not letting jokes die, Smith really tried to give the Mavs “the pipe” on that one. H/T to Eye on Basketball.
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