J.R. Smith: I'm Better Now Because I Can't Really Party In Cleveland

J.R. Smith has been pretty good since joining the Cleveland Cavaliers, scoring 14 points per game and shooting 37 percent from behind the arc. While playing for the Knicks during the first chunk of the season, Smith was scoring just 10 points per game and shooting 35 percent from behind the arc. According to J.R.… » 1/28/15 12:36pm 1/28/15 12:36pm

J.R. Smith Ends Game With A Very J.R. Smith Shot

The Knicks lost 97-95 to the Orlando Magic last night, and this here was the final play of the game. I'm not going to assume that this isn't the play Derek Fisher drew up, but Carmelo Anthony's frantic calling for the ball would seem to indicate that J.R. pulling up from three was not exactly what the coach had in… » 11/13/14 12:40pm 11/13/14 12:40pm

Here's Every Shot Carmelo Anthony Made In His 62-Point Night

Carmelo Anthony had the highest scoring game ever at Madison Square Garden last night and surpassed Bernard King's 60 for the franchise record of points scored in a game. Once Melo passed King (and Kobe Bryant's MSG record of 61 points) he was removed with over seven minutes remaining because the Knicks were… » 1/25/14 10:08am 1/25/14 10:08am

J.R. Smith Plays Air Guitar While Enjoying A Very Chill Tune

At some point during last night's 76ers-Knicks game, J.R. Smith helped a young girl get through her cover of a popular Lumineers song. This is incontrovertible proof that despite the fact that the Lumineers make vapid, insufferably folksy music that appeals to the lowest common denominator of human emotion, they have… » 1/23/14 12:13pm 1/23/14 12:13pm

You Know Who Also Untied His Opponent's Shoes? Larry Bird

So it turns out that J.R. Smith isn't the only basketball player to have untied an opponent's shoes during free throws. A couple decades ago, another trash-talking, non-urban volume shooter pulled the same stunt, and somehow managed not to get written up by a professional sportswriter as a cross between Curly Neal and… » 1/13/14 4:47pm 1/13/14 4:47pm