J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Stat-urday Night Knicks – J.R. Smith Edition

In the offseason, J.R. Smith, who was coming off a career year as a Knick, received a nice hefty contract. He was set to make just over $5.5 million this year, and he got job security with a third year player option. Fast-forward several months, and it’s debatable whether or not the Knicks should’ve given that contract to a streaky player, who has off-the-court issues. While...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Kerr ‘absolutely expects’ offer to coach Knicks

Mike Woodson is still the New York Knicks coach.  But after a miserable season and with Phil Jackson now in charge, it seems unlikely that Woodson would be back next year. Steve Kerr, a former player and general manager-turned-broadcaster for TNT, believes he’s the right guy to lead the Knicks. From the New York Post:  According to a source close to the situation, Kerr “absolutely...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks will pursue Pau Gasol in free agency

The New York Knicks brought in Phil Jackson down the stretch of last season, and he has already made it clear that he is targeting some of his favorite players from back in Los Angeles. Jackson signed forward Lamar Odom, and now is looking to sign Pau Gasol this coming offseason as well. It isn’t all that likely to happen, as Gasol would have to accept the Knicks’ taxpayer...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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2 days 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
4 days 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...
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4 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
13 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...
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16 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...
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16 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...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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