J.R. Smith is far from the perfect player, but the Knicks have no choice but to sign him. If J.R. wants to bolt to a bad team for more money, he can.
A 79-year-old New Jersey crossing guard in the middle of doing his job suffered first-degree burns on his face, after he said an angry woman threw hot coffee at him.
The New Jersey Nets were the worst home team in the NBA last season. The Sacramento Kings were near the bottom in road wins. One of the teams will take a step toward changing that this season when they meet Friday night.