J.R. Smith

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Schmeelk: Knicks’ Success Starts With Keeping Smith On Bench

It’s amazing what happens when J.R. Smith doesn’t play. It’s nowhere near that simple, of course. But it was a very significant change in direction for the Knicks on Friday night.

01/10/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Will J.R. Smith Ever Learn?

Boomer and Craig got this Friday thing going with some Knicks talk, covering both the action on the floor as well as the life and times of JR Smith, as the reigning Sixth Man of the Year was benched by head coach Mike Woodson.

WFAN–01/10/2014

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Report: Knicks Trying To Trade J.R. Smith, But His Antics Not Making It Easy

The situation has become untenable. According to a report, the Knicks started looking into trading troublesome guard J.R. Smith as much as two weeks ago.

01/08/2014

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J.R. Smith Fined $50K For Shoe-Untying Antics

Smith was caught untying Dallas forward Shawn Marion’s sneaker Sunday. The NBA said that he received a warning from the league Tuesday and then “attempted to repeat the action” against Detroit.

01/08/2014

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Report: NBA Could Punish J.R. Smith For Sneaker Shenanigans

The NBA could slap Smith with some form of punishment for untying Shawn Marion’s shoe during a Mavericks free-throw attempt on Sunday, according to the New York Post.

01/07/2014

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Schmeelk: Knicks Better Hope Woodson Learned Something On Texas Trip

New York’s coach has to decide whether it’s more important to win basketball games or give playing time to the players with the biggest contracts. The decision is really that simple.

01/07/2014

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WATCH: J.R. Smith Unties Opponent’s Shoe During Knicks-Mavs

Smith’s hijinks occurred during a free-throw attempt by Dirk Nowitski, when he was subbed in with 2:08 left in the first half and promptly bent over to yank on the laces of Shawn Marion.

01/06/2014

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‘I’m Over It': J.R. Smith Breaks Silence On Knicks Cutting Brother

The 28-year-old insisted all was good despite an Instagram post earlier this week that was either a knock at the Knicks or a case of really bad timing. “I don’t have no problems with anybody,” Smith said.

01/03/2014

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J.R. Smith Tweets ‘Betrayal’ Pic Before Knicks Waive Brother

Knicks guard J.R. Smith is either upset with his team or just enjoys posting memes on social media. Maybe a little of both.

12/31/2013

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Schmeelk: Time For Knicks To Face Hard Truth And Trade Carmelo Anthony

This group of players has run its course, as has the Carmelo Anthony era. The trade for Melo was a failure. The idea of building around him hasn’t worked. It’s time to accept it, cut losses and move on.

12/30/2013

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Short-Handed Knicks Fall To Raptors, 115-100

The Toronto Raptors beat New York for the second straight night, topping the short-handed Knicks 115-100 on Saturday.

12/28/2013

Beno Udrih #18 of the New York Knicks guards Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

No Contest: Thunder Come Into MSG, Dominate Melo-Less Knicks

Kevin Durant scored 29 points, Russell Westbrook had a triple-double by the middle of the third quarter and the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled to a 123-94 victory over the Knicks, who played without Carmelo Anthony.

12/25/2013

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Melo’s 30 Points Aren’t Enough, Knicks Lose To Grizzlies 95-87

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, but the Knicks fell to the Grizzlies 95-87 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.

12/21/2013

Knicks guard J.R. Smith (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Chandler’s Return Doesn’t Solve Knicks’ Biggest Problem

To say the Knicks’ guards have been bad this year would be an understatement. To call them the worst collection of guards in the NBA would be accurate. It’s that horrid.

12/20/2013

Andrea Bargnani shoots against the Milwaukee Bucks on December 17, 2013 at the BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Face It, Knicks Are A Low-IQ Organization

I hate to say it, but the Knicks are a laughingstock to fans, media and other NBA executives. And it starts at the top with owner James Dolan and trickles down to the players.

12/19/2013

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