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Knicks interested in Chris Copeland, Jason Thompson

The New York Knicks are looking to acquire another forward before they’re done with this offseason, and two names have come up in the last couple of days. According to a report from Chuck Myron of Hoops Rumors, the Knicks are targeting either Chris Copeland or Jason Thompson in trade talks to fill that spot. Both players are likely available, with the Pacers and Kings looking to...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith gets dunked on during Drew League game

There are few moments more embarrassing for NBA player than getting dunked on and over the weekend, New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was the unfortunate person who was dealt that card. During a Drew League game, Smith did his best to atone for a turnover as he attempted to pull off a chasedown block of a slam-dunking opponent. Sadly for J.R., he arrived to late and got put on a poster...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Knicks open to trading J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert

The New York Knicks have a surplus in the backcourt and are looking to make a trade to balance the roster, reports Ian Begley of ESPNNewYork.com. Working to clear the logjam in the backcourt, the Knicks are discussing their potential trade options with guards J.R. Smith, Iman Shumpert and Shane Larkin, a league source said Sunday. “They’re working on trying to make a move...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Has Funny Response After Being Posterized At Drew League

It’s reported that the New York Knicks are looking to trade JR Smith.  The news may be getting to the 28-year-old guard as he suited up for an LA Drew League game as Smith was posterized by a dunk as he tried to chase down a block. Here was Smith’s tweet following the Drew League contest: […] The post JR Smith Has Funny Response After Being Posterized At Drew League appeared...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Gets Posterized At Drew League (Video)

I’ll give JR Smith respect for not being a poor sport after ending up on the wrong end of a soul snatching dunk during some summer league action in L.A. The Knicks shooting guard rolled into the Drew League on Sunday and played a pretty good game until he was posterized while trying to block a dunk. Smith did hit the game winner for his team though. h/t HoopsMixtape
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says he would understand if the Knicks traded him

J.R. Smith knows that there will be major changes coming to the New York Knicks. After the season Smith just had, he knows that people are doubting him. Many people believe that there’s no way Smith can play in the triangle offense. And to make matters worse, Smith is part of a log jam at the shooting guard position with players that are younger than him. Smith was on ESPN2...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

How J.R. Smith’s deal impacts the Knicks’ cap space in 2015

The Knicks were thrilled J.R. Smith accepted a four-year, $24.5 million guaranteed deal last July, offering him the most they could under the Early-Bird exception. It was surprising hours later that Smith, coming off Sixth Man of the Year honors, came back to the Knicks and said he changed his mind. The flaky shooting guard wanted a three-year deal with an opt-out after two seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith continues to think, say stupid things

“Extremely realistic,” J.R. Smith said on “First Take” on Wednesday morning, when asked how realistic it was that the Knicks could win the East. “I’m confident. I don’t play to lose.”He does, however, play like he just doesn't care. On last season:“I was playing like a person who didn't want to be there, not looking as focused as a person who should be,”...
Via Bob's Blitz
7 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says winning East is ‘realistic,’ surprised he wasn’t axed

J.R. Smith is confident the Knicks have a chance to win what is suddenly a wide-open Eastern Conference, with the splintering of the Big 3 in Miami. “Extremely realistic,” the Knicks shooting guard said on “First Take” on Wednesday morning, when asked how realistic it was that the Knicks could win the East. “I’m confident. I don’t play to lose.” After winning 54...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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