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J.R. Smith Airballs A Free Throw, Crashes A Children's Basketball Game

Knicks guard J.R. Smith is a career 74 percent free-throw shooter, and his nickname is "J.R. Swish." So, he's not the player you would expect to airball a free throw, and yet that's exactly what Smith did during the second quarter last night's Pistons-Knicks game. Everyone found the moment to be rather hilarious, except for Knicks coach Mike Woodson, whose reaction at the 34-second mark is absolutely priceless.

But Smith wasn't finished entertaining us. During halftime, a few lucky kids got to have a pick-up game on the MSG court, and Smith decided it would be fun to try and get some run with the little ones. Here's how that went:


Unreal. Smith was wide open on the wing, and that kid couldn't get him the ball? You have to feed your shooters when they're open, kid! Smith didn't let the moment get him down, though. He still managed to hoist up six of his game-high 13(!) three-point attempts in the second half.

GIF via @TheKnicksWall


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