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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

Chris Smith, brother of J.R., to sign with Los Angeles D-Fenders

The Los Angeles D-Fenders really are doing work this season and are collecting some interesting names on their roster. Recently, the Lakers’ D-League affiliate added Terrence Williams to the squad and now they’re reportedly bringing in former Knicks guard Chris Smith, according to Ridiculous Upside. Many viewed Smith’s contract with the Knicks as a favor to his brother, J.R...
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Kenneth’s Thoughts on Chris Smith and Jeremy Tyler

By Kenneth Teape In a move that should have never had to been made the New York Knicks recently released guard Chris Smith. Smith’s contract was guaranteed at $490,814 so the Knicks will not be saving any money in the transaction, just opening up a roster spot. Smith’s inclusion on the Knicks roster was not met positively by very many people. Many people believe Smith was added...
Via Knickswag
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Knicks sign F Tyler, waive G Chris Smith amid controversy over spot

The Knicks have signed forward Jeremy Tyler and waived guard Chris Smith, whose roster spot had caused some controversy in New York. Tyler had been playing for Erie, the Knicks' NBA Development League affiliate, after recovering from a broken right foot. The Knicks had originally signed him in August but waived him in October following his injury. Tyler, who first made news when...
Via AP on Fox
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Responds To His Brother Being Cut By Knicks On Instagram (Photo)

The Knicks cut guard Chris Smith Monday to create roster spot for big man Jeremy Tyler, a move that J.R. Smith interpreted as betrayal. After his brother was waived by the team, the Knicks guard posted a meme to Instagram that read “You know the sad thing about betrayal? It never comes from an enemy.” The post J.R. Smith Responds To His Brother Being Cut By Knicks On Instagram...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
December 30, 2013  |  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

Chris Smith Expects To Stay With Knicks Through Possible Moves

Despite the New York Knicks’ trade search for a point guard, Chris Smith received a call up from the NBA D-League and has remained confident about his roster spot. The Knicks have pursued Kyle Lowry while keeping an eye on Jeremy Tyler, but Smith anticipates staying with the organization past any moves. “Yeah, definitely expect to be here,” Smith told RealGM. “I feel my number...
Via RealGM
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

The New York Knicks Are Recalling Chris Smith From The D-League

Monday night’s debacle in Madison Square Garden may not have been rock bottom for the Knicks, but this latest news almost certainly qualifies as taking one step closer to it: The Knicks recalled guard Chris Smith from D-League Erie. Smith averaged 11.3 points and 2.7 assists in 24.7 minutes per game. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) December 17, 2013 Just to refresh your memory...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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