J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carmelo Anthony: ‘I want to come back, but I also want to win’

Carmelo Anthony reiterated Thursday that he wants to remain with the New York Knicks, but only if they are willing to build a championship-caliber team. “I want to come back. But I also want to win,” said Anthony, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “Me wanting to be here, if we can put ourselves in position to at least compete at a high level over the course of...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin would support use of medical marijuana in NBA

credit: NY Daily News A few NBA players have been suspended this season for marijuana use, namely J.R. Smith and Larry Sanders. The use of marijuana has become a bit of a hot topic in the professional sports world as a medical alternative to pain killing pills, which tend to have dangerous side effects and are potentially addictive. The idea has caught a bit of wind in the NFL, a...
Via Pass The Pill
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chandler doesn’t want to ‘waste another season’ with Knicks

If the New York Knicks don’t plan to spend this offseason and are more concerned with 2015 free agency, center Tyson Chandler wants out. Chandler has one year left on his deal that will pay him $14 million.  He is set to becomes a free agent in 2015 when Knick president Phil Jackson will try to revamp the roster with a free agent class that could include LeBron James, Kevin Love...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Smith Reiterates Personal Belief Anthony Will Re-Sign With Knicks

J.R. Smith reiterated that "in my heart" he does not believe Carmelo Anthony will leave the New York Knicks in free agency. Smith has played eight seasons with Anthony, five on the Denver Nuggets and the past three on the Knicks. Anthony has said he will consider everything that happened this season and around the Knicks in his decision. Anthony is expected to receive interest...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks eliminated from postseason; 'Melo praises Thibs

The Atlanta Hawks win over the Miami Heat on Saturday means the New York Knicks are out of the playoffs for the first time in four seasons. Carmelo Anthony will miss the postseason for the first time in his 11 seasons as a pro. The Knicks failure to make the playoffs means that their 2014 first-round pick will be in the lottery.  But that pick will go to Denver as part of the...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith sets NBA record for 3-pointers attempted in a game

The Knicks playoff hopes are slowly, but surely, decreasing, and this loss was a killer. Now, the Hawks magic number is four going into the final several days of the season. - J.R. Smith set a few records in this game so that was cool. In the most J.R. Smith-like way, he broke the record for most three-pointers attempted in a game. Half of the shots were awful, but they went in...
Via Turn On The Knicks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith comforts guys worried about him taking their girls

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was back at it again on social media Thursday night, engaging some of his followers in a sophisticated and enlightening discussion regarding the relative merits of girls who follow him and the angry boyfriends who apparently cannot handle it. You see, it isn’t Smith’s fault that some girls, […] The post Don’t worry, Twitter dudes: J.R. Smith...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Jackson: JR Smith Can Make Knicks Dangerous In Playoffs

Did Phil Jackson actually play J.R. Smith the ultimate compliment? The Knicks have found their groove and gotten hot as a team at just the right time.  After bombing the Nets, Jackson and his Knicks are having legit discussions about the damage they can do in the playoffs. Knicks president Phil Jackson was asked about his teams potential in the playoffs and what could make them...
Via Thacover2
13 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith goes on jealous dudes Twitter rant

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has had a roller coaster of a season where early on he was suspended and played horribly, but now is riding a hot shooting streak. J.R. appears to be turning his game around at the right time with focus and effort. But tonight Smith’s biggest focus was not basketball, but with jealous guys, and he went on a Twitter rant telling all about his frustrations...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Zen Master Speaks on the Knicks

Via New York Post If the Knicks make the playoffs, some players suggested the Knicks can do some damage. The chief reason, as Jackson sees it, are the contributions from the likes of J.R. Smith and Amar’e Stoudemire to ease Anthony’s load. “Now they have more than one option out there on the floor, and I think that we’ll give teams trouble,” said Jackson, who explained...
Via Knickswag
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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