Knicks' J.R. Smith unsure about option, but likes area

Knicks guard J.R. Smith talks to the media

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Knicks guard J.R. Smith talks to the media as the team cleans out its lockers the day after being eliminated from the playoffs by Miami. (May 10, 2012) (Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

NEWARK -- J.R. Smith looked at the calendar Wednesday and realized he had 20 days to decide whether to pick up his $2.44-million option to play for the Knicks next season. The Knicks' sixth man and New Jersey native isn't sure what he will do, but Smith likes being close to home.

"I'm getting kind of spoiled right now, going up and down the Turnpike," Smith said. "My mom's right there. She's...

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