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J.R. Smith near top of retweet list

NKnicks' J.R. Smith looks on from the court

(Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke)

A laurel and hearty handshake to the Knicks’ own J.R. Smith, who finished fifth on Twitter’s list of most-retweeted sports-related posts of 2013, behind only Cristiano Ronaldo, Andy Murray, the U.S. soccer team and LeBron James.

After the Nets defeated the Knicks in January, Kris Humphries, ex-husband of Kim Kardashian, posted, “Big game tonight! The Garden got really quiet on the way out.’’


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Mike Francesa rants against Twitter

Here is Mike Francesa in May of 2012, calling for Twitter use by journalists and athletes to be made illegal.

In light of all that has happened since, most recently J.R. Smith's latest Twitter misadventure, maybe he was right!


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