CHRIS SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

JR Smith's brother left D-League team, upset over playing time?

AP Photo/Michael DwyerChris Smith is no longer a Knick The New York Knicks probably hope J.R. Smith will follow in his brother Chris Smith’s footsteps and hit the bricks. However, with several millions of dollars on the line, J.R. isn’t likely going anywhere. The same cannot be said for Chris, who decided to take the high road after apparently not liking his playing time with...
Via Pass The Pill
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says he's gotten over Knicks cutting his brother

I think J.R. Smith has learned that it’s okay to be in your feelings sometimes, you just need to get over it. Smith won’t admit, but he was pissed off when the New York Knicks waived his younger brother Chris Smith.   The elder Smith took to Instagram to vent. Smith now seems ready to talk, and told the New York Post that “he wasn’t happy, but he’s over the Knicks releasing...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

JR Smith feels betrayed by Knicks after they released his brother

The New York Knicks are going to waive Chris Smith, and older brother J.R. is not happy about the move. The Knicks plan to waive Smith, 26, to make room for big man Jeremy Tyler, who has been playing in the Knicks’ D-League affiliate. Chris Smith’s presence with the Knicks — he was signed for […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Sign Chris Smith and Toure Murry

#Knicks announce they have signed Toure and Chris Smith. Non-guaranteed deals. — Jared Zwerling (@JaredZwerling) September 11, 2013   Knickswag Notes: Toure Murry is an intriguing prospect. Even though NY is guard heavy at the moment, and lacking in “bigs” Murry screams defense and team play, all constants in coach Woodson’s philosophy. He is the kind of young player the...
Via Knickswag
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks Have Signed Former Cardinal Chris Smith

The New York Knicks announced on Wednesday afternoon that they have signed former Louisville guard Chris Smith. After graduating from Louisville in 2012, Smith went undrafted, but later joined the Knicks as a free agent, shortly after his older brother, J.R., resigned with the franchise. The only thing guaranteed for Smith in his contract was an invite to the training camp. The New...
Via The Cardinal Connect
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Rumors: Haddadi and Chris Smith Compete for the 15th Spot?

Via Ian Begley Haddadi over Tyler? The 7-foot-2 Haddadi, according to the source, had been “in talks with the Knicks a bunch over the last few weeks.” But he wasn’t able to visit New York because he was busy in the Philippines participating in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship, of which he was named MVP. It’s worth noting that Haddadi’s agent, Marc Cornstein, also represents...
Via Knickswag
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Smith Hopes To Be The Back-Up Point Guard For The Knicks

Former Louisville guard Chris Smith has an opportunity to fill a void for the New York Knicks and is more than confident that he’s up for the task. With Jason Kidd recently retiring and taking the head coaching position with the Nets, the New York Knicks are now in need for a back-up point guard. “I hope to be the backup point guard,” Smith recently told Adam Zagoria of ZagsBlog...
Via The Cardinal Connect
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Smith Scrimmaging With Knicks; Will He Officially Join Team Next Season?

This past February, KnicksJournal.com reported exclusively via a source that the Knicks still intend to sign Chris Smith, brother of "Sixth Man of the Year" award winner J.R. Smith.The younger Smith was welcomed into the Knickerbocker family when he played for the team in Summer League, and was poised to compete for a roster spot in training camp. A knee injury forced...
Via Knicks Journal
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Knicks Still Have Plans of Signing Chris Smith

When the Knicks' signed Chris Smith to a training camp contract this past fall, it was assumed that such a signing was a result of the team's loyalty to his brother, J.R. Smith.Many wondered how far the courtesy would go. After donning a Knicks' Summer League jersey and spending training camp with the team, would the Louisville guard go on to make the squad?Such discussions...
Via Knicks Journal
February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks Injury News: Chris Smith to Have Surgery on Left Knee

Chris Smith signed with the New York Knicks in August hoping to making the regular season roster out of training camp.  He is the younger brother of NBA star J.R. Smith.  Smith injured his knee in practice last Saturday and has been sitting out since.  Now, it has been confirmed that he will need surgery on his left patella tendon and will miss three to six months. Nate Taylor...
Via NBA Injury News
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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