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.
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.
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.
The Knicks have lost three of four and have gotten sloppy in a number of areas. Mike Woodson got credit for their fast start, but issues have popped up that he needs to address rather quickly if the Knicks want to break out of their slump.
In most respects, the Mavericks and the Thunder are about as diametrically opposed as two teams can be. Now, most would automatically give a huge advantage to the Mavs because of their experience. I don’t.
Carmelo Anthony had one of his best scoring performances earlier this season against the Mavericks, and he’ll try for a repeat while attempting to lead the Knicks to a rare win in the series Thursday night.
New Jersey guard Devin Harris missed the final three quarters of the Nets’ game Thursday night against the Dallas Mavericks because of a sprained left shoulder.
Dirk Nowitzki had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Shawn Marion added 18 points, and Dallas stretched its winning streak to 11 games with a 102-89 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Thursday night.