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Carmelo Anthony: ‘I would always love to play with Kobe’

Carmelo Anthony says Kobe Bryant wasn’t the reason he didn’t sign with the Los Angeles Lakers. Anthony told ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Ohm Youngmisuk that he decided to sign a five-year, $124 million contract with the Knicks because he “just felt more comfortable staying here in New York.” “Hell no. Of course not,” Anthony said of not signing with L.A. because of...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will JR Smith Be Elite When He Learns Triangle Offense?

The triangle offense is easy to watch but clearly difficult to master. How will JR Smith handle it? NBA season is a couple of days away and Knicks fans are ready to see their team make the playoffs. Not so fast though; there’s a lot to learn still. Earlier this summer, JR Smith said he’s one of the best shooters in the game. Now, he’s saying this in regards to the triangle...
Via Geeks and Cleats
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Knicks are only beginning uphill battle

Held to a higher standard as one of the NBA’s most historic franchises, yet, perennially disappointing as one of the league’s greatest under-achievers, the New York Knicks have become an 82-game circus of injuries, highly-paid has-beens, and sub-par performances during the past year. Just when it seemed as though the Knicks had finally turned the corner, putting their six year...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith having tough time learning to play team ball

J.R. Smith will never be accused of being the sharpest knife in the kitchen and you’ll understand why after hearing Smith’s latest response to why he is struggling adapting to the notion of playing team-first basketball. The New York Knicks guard was very candid during his latest remarks about his difficulties grasping the triangle offense and you won’t believe what came out...
Via Pass The Pill
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
20 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith believes Knicks can make the Finals

You have to believe you can do something, before you can actually do it. There is a very small percentage of people who believe the Knicks will reach the NBA Finals, but that doesn’t matter as long as the players believe. JR took time out from trolling Rihanna and Heat fans on Instagram to say this about the Knicks chances, courtesy of NY Post. “Extremely realistic,” the Knicks...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 16, 2014  |  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
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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