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Restoring Respectibility: New York Knicks 2015-16 Season Preview

While they aren’t quite a playoff team yet, New York’s offseason additions will make them a much more competitive team this season. Last Year’s Record: 17-65 Key Additions: Robin Lopez Arron Afflalo Kyle O’Quinn Kristaps Porzingis Jerian Grant Derrick Williams Key Departures: Jason Smith Andrea Bargnani Alexey Shved Shane Larkin Season Outlook: The Knicks were...
Via The Lottery Mafia
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason Review: New York Knicks

The New York Knicks entered the 14-15 season hoping to rebound and make the playoffs after missing out during the 13-14 season. Ultimately, injuries marred the entire season and sent the team on an early downward spiral. The only Knicks player to appear in all 82 games was backup big man Jason Smith. And he was a late signing that was more an afterthought than anything else. Carmelo...
Via RealGM - NBA
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic 2015 Offseason Grade

The Magic made a number of small, but smart decisions this summer. In: Scott Skiles (head coach – free agency), Tobias Harris (re-signed), Jason Smith (power forward/center – free agency), C.J. Watson (point guard – free agency), Shabazz Napier (point guard – obtained via trade with MIA), Mario Hezonja (guard/forward – selected fifth overall in 2015 NBA Draft), Keith...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Knicks 2015 Offseason Grade

The Knicks gained some respectibility by drafting well and signing smart free agents this offseason. IN: Robin Lopez (Free Agency) Derrick Williams (Free Agency) Aaron Afflalo (Free Agency) Kyle O’Quinn (Free Agency) OUT: Jason Smith (Declared FA) Quincy Acy (Declared FA) Alexey Shved (Declared FA) Cole Aldrich (Declared FA) Ricky Ledo (Declared FA) Andrea Bargnani (Declared...
Via The Lottery Mafia
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MBO Roundtable: Orlando 2015 Free Agency Edition

The 2015 NBA Free Agency is still ongoing, but the Orlando Magic appear to be mostly done with moves and signings. We start chatting about what type of squad Scott Skiles is going to have for the 2015-2016 campaign. Welcome to another edition of MBO roundtable. I’m Adam Papageorgiou and joining me for this fearsome foursome chat are Brian Serra, Spenser Strode, and Juan Toribio...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic officially sign Jason Smith

We knew the Magic would bring Jason Smith to Orlando on a one-year, $4.5 million deal during the NBA's moratorium period. Now, it's official.From NBA.com:Smith averaged 8.0 points and 4.0 rebounds per game for the Knicks this past season. He started to shoot threes near the end of the year, and if he can carry that trend into Orlando, he could become just another quality-shooting...
Via Fox Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic sign free agent center Smith to fortify front court

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The Orlando Magic have taken a step to improve their front court play by signing free agent center Jason Smith. Smith's addition was announced Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 7-footer is known for his ability to shoot mid-range jumpers and will be called upon to help improve the Magic's interior defense under new coach Scott Skiles. The 29-year...
Via AP on Fox
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Orlando to Sign ‘Magic Killer’ Jason Smith to 1-Year Deal

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports He’s not quite prime Allen Iverson, or Jannero Pargo, but the Orlando Magic are signing ‘Magic Killer’ Jason Smith to a 1-year deal. Smith has notoriously had some fantastic contests against Orlando in the past. The 29-year-old 7-footer can’t be signed until at least July 9th since we’re currently in the midst of the free agency moratorium...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Smith Agrees To One-Year, $4.5M Deal With Magic

Free agent center Jason Smith has agreed to a one-year, $4.5 million deal with the Orlando Magic, a league source told RealGM. Smith, 29, averaged eight points and nearly four rebounds per game in 82 contests for the New York Knicks last season A rugged seven-footer with a deft outside shot, Smith gives the Magic the depth that they've searched for in free agency this summer. Smith...
Via RealGM
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

What Offseason Moves will the New York Knicks Make to Become Relevant?

Jason Smith #14 and Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks walk off the court after the game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on February 6, 2015 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.The Brooklyn Nets defeated the New York Knicks 92-88. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Carmelo Anthony going to play for the New York Knicks started out as what seemed to be such...
Via The Sports Journal
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: Jason Smith Is The New York Knicks

The New York Knicks were a goofy, awkward team this season, and that's exactly why Jason Smith's dancing antics perfectly encapsulates the Knicks. The post The Big Dance: Jason Smith Is The New York Knicks appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons look to end season with victory over Knicks Wednesday

The New York Knicks made things difficult on fans for 79 games with what was then tied for the worst record in the NBA. They're continuing to make things stressful now by stringing together wins that are hurting their shot at the top overall pick in June's draft. A third straight victory in Wednesday night's finale against the visiting Detroit Pistons would match the Knicks' longest...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Keys to a successful Knicks offseason

William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY SportsWhen the Knicks clinched their worst season in franchise history with their 60th loss of the season, it was just like all their other losses: disappointing. With a NBA worst 39 double-digits losses, it’s clear that there is a lot of work is needed to improve the quality of Knicks basketball. So how should the Knicks handle the...
Via Sports-Glory
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Pistons-Knicks Preview

The New York Knicks made things difficult on fans for 79 games with what was then tied for the worst record in the NBA. They're continuing to make things stressful now by stringing together wins that are hurting their shot at the top overall pick in June's draft. A third straight victory in Wednesday night's finale against the visiting Detroit Pistons would match the Knicks' longest...
Via AP on Fox
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks 8, Magic 7: Fan Appreciation Night in Orlando

On Saturday night, the New York Knicks and Orlando Magic set an NBA record by combining to score 15 points, an all-time low for a single quarter. 8-7. The record of a football team heading into the last week of the season. The score of a set in tennis that goes to tie-breakers. The score of the New York Knicks (8) versus Orlando Magic (7) in the second quarter. Two lottery sweethearts...
Via The Lottery Mafia
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks-Magic Preview

The New York Knicks have three games left in the most miserable season in franchise history. Any reason for optimism will be decided by chance. With only improved odds in the draft lottery at stake, the Knicks carry their latest long road losing streak into a meeting with the Orlando Magic. New York (15-64) has already set the franchise record for the fewest wins in a season, and...
Via AP on Fox
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: DeAndre Jordan puts Jason Smith on his new poster

I thought by now that most NBA players would know not to jump with Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan. Well last night against the New York Knicks, one player forgot about who shot he was trying to block. Big man Jason Smith of the Knicks that he had a chance to make a block on Jordan, but instead found himself auditioning for a new poster. I guess you can this to the terrible...
Via No Guts, No Glory
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

RECAP: Jordan goes 7 for 7 as Clippers pound Knicks 111-80

DeAndre Jordan raised the NBA's best shooting percentage above 71 percent by making all seven shots and scoring 14 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers pounded the New York Knicks 111-80 on Wednesday night. Shooting all night from either right at or above the rim - and once right on top of Jason Smith - Jordan hiked his season average to .713, which would be second only to Wilt Chamberlain...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan has perfect shooting night, leads Clippers to rout of Knicks

  DeAndre Jordan raised the NBA's best shooting percentage above 71 percent by making all seven shots and scoring 14 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers pounded the New York Knicks 111-80 on Wednesday night. Shooting all night from either right at or above the rim -- and once right on top of Jason Smith -- Jordan hiked his season average to .713, which would be second only to Wilt...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan goes 7 for 7, Clippers pound Knicks 111-80

NEW YORK (AP) DeAndre Jordan raised the NBA's best shooting percentage above 71 percent by making all seven shots and scoring 14 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers pounded the New York Knicks 111-80 on Wednesday night. Shooting all night from either right at or above the rim - and once right on top of Jason Smith - Jordan hiked his season average to .713, which would be second...
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan sends Knicks’ Jason Smith to his grave

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date for the late Knicks’ Jason Smith. Smith’s NBA career came to a crashing halt after the Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan threw down one monster dunk right in his face that got the crowd in MSG off their seats and the L.A. bench rejoicing. Smith joins other NBA players who have been brutalized by Jordan and his powerful dunks. Ask...
Via Crossover Chronicles
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

DeAndre Jordan sends Knicks’ Jason Smith to his grave

Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date for the late Knicks’ Jason Smith. Smith’s NBA career came to a crashing halt after the Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan threw down one monster dunk right in his face that got the crowd in MSG off their seats and the L.A. bench rejoicing. Smith joins other NBA players who have been brutalized by Jordan and his powerful dunks. Ask...
Via Bloguin Best
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Jason Smith doesn't care about his terrible dancing

You know when you go to a wedding or a Bar Mitzvah or even a birthday party and there's that one guy who is just an awful dancer, but he doesn't care? He probably has a couple too many drinks in him, keeps sweating all over everyone else on the dance floor and bounces off the walls like a superball, but he's perfectly secure in his actions. Dancing Man (that's what we're naming him...
Via Fox Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Knicks forward Jason Smith is a dancing machine

New York Knicks forward Jason Smith likes to dance. Check out this compilation video that the Knicks put together and judge for yourself: What do you think of Smith's moves?Video via New York Knicks. H/T BC. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch the Knicks’ Jason Smith Dance Like He’s on a Contender

This embed is invalid" />   We all know the New York Knicks are a special type of disaster. Since they’re a big market franchise, we get to listen to the Worldwide Leader pick apart Derek Fisher, Carmelo, and “The Triangle” ad nauseam. That’s the perspective from the outside looking in, but if you’re a player on the Knicks, it can’t be that bad,...
Via Busted Coverage
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss
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