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J.R. Smith says he has similar reputation as Dennis Rodman

Earlier in the week, NBA legend Dennis Rodman posted an interesting tweet on the social media site Twitter saying that New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was “The New Dennis Rodman”. As you might figure, J.R. Smith responded to the comment with positivity and when asked about the similarities between him and Dennis, he stated that both of them had similar reputations as noted by...
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Cletus Seldin & Bayan Jargal to go at it again on Dec 20th

The 'Hebrew Hammer' will continue climbing the ladder in the next installment of the "Rockin Fights" series on Saturday, December 20th, 2014 at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. The main event will feature undefeated Jr. Welterweight Cletus "The Hebrew Hammer" Seldin (14-0 11KO's) Shirley, NY. Returning after a spectacular 2nd round knockout of Ramesis...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
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JR Smith says he has to think more in Triangle offense

It’s NBA pre-season. Teams are still working out the kinks to their game. The Knicks are one of the teams people will be paying a lot of attention to this season. A new team president in NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson, a new coach in Derek Fisher, and the introduction of the triangle offense. So how is the team handling learning one of the most complicated offenses in...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Says Triangle Offense Forces Him to Think

People have wanted JR to use his brain for a very long time, so this is good for him. He has all the talent in the world, but talent only gets you so far. Because he isn’t use to thinking and using some basketball IQ is why at times he makes bad decisions on the court. So while you don’t want to take away all of his natural instincts, if working in the triangle decreases his...
Via BlackSportsOnline
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith: Knicks' new triangle offense than we're used to playing

J.R. Smith made an interesting observation about the Knicks' new offense on Monday. "You have to think the game more. It's just more of a complex way that we play, [more complex] than we're used to playing," Smith said after the Knicks' third preseason game. "We're used to just catching and going, stuff like that. Now, cutting, making sure we&...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson Says Knicks Have Started Their ‘Zen’ Training

Will JR Smith be more mindful of his YOLO threes?  Will Carmelo Anthony be more mindful about being a ball-stopper?  Will Phil Jackson be mindful that he’s the top executive, and not the coach? Those questions and more will be answered with the Art Of Meditation. According to Ian Begley, Phil Jackson and the Knicks have hired an expert to teach “mindfulness training” to a...
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks’ J.R. Smith Says Triangle Offense Will Take Time to Learn

After a horrific preseason debut against the Boston Celtics Wednesday night, suffering a 20-point beat down 106-86, New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith believes the team will learn the new triangle offense system by New Years, January. Ian Begley of ESPN reports: "It's going to take a few months," Smith said after the Knicks' 20-point loss to Boston in their...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Is J.R. Smith gaining the trust of the Knicks?

When one thinks of J.R. Smith as a basketball player, they might think of his questionable shot selection, his explosive scoring ability, or his propensity to get into on-court skirmishes. But being a responsible team leader? That is not normally an attribute associated to Smith. Well, according to new Knicks coach Derek Fisher, that is exactly what J.R. has been thus far in training...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Says It Could Take Months To Learn ‘Triangle Offense’

J.R. Smith is used to playing in free flowing-green light offensive systems for the majority of his career.  Smith admitted to the media that he’s suffering growing pains while learning Derek Fisher’s triangle offense.  “It’s going to take a few months,” Smith said after the Knicks’ 20-point loss to Boston in their preseason debut. “Over the course of the year, understanding...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith: Learning triangle will take Knicks a ‘few months’

J.R. Smith started at off guard for the Knicks in their first preseason game Wednesday, but coach Derek Fisher was quick to point out nothing is etched in stone. After watching the Knicks at both ends against the Celtics, nothing should be etched in stone because they looked like they were stuck in cement. “It’s going to take a few months. Over the course of the year understanding...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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