NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks rebounds the ball against the Indiana Pacers during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 16, 2013 in New York City.
limiting turnovers ... fine-tuning what we have to do defensively in terms of trying to limit Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith without freeing up their 3-point attack.
J.R. Smith is an East Coast basketball player. He’s got the handle, he’s very tough, gets in people’s heads
Carmelo Anthony needs to drive and J.R. Smith too. If they do that they are unstoppable because they can kick the ball back outMore quotes »
Mike Woodson not afraid to mix and match in must-win Game 6
In Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, Knicks coach Mike Woodson finally found a formula to beat the Pacers. In addition to the usual reliance on big guns Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith , it involved a whole lot less of veterans Amar'e S 5/17/13 Read more »
Knicks confident they can extend series against Pacers
GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- As J.R. Smith spoke to reporters Wednesday, assistant coach Darrell Walker noticed the struggling sixth man was in a similar position as the Knicks are."Got your back to the corner, huh, young fella?'' Walker said. "You know what happ Read more »
Knicks need J.R. Smith's shooting slump to end
Could Thursday night be J.R. Smith's last game as a Knick?Smith, the sharpshooter who has been in a prolonged slump, said Wednesday after practice that he's not thinking about his future beyond Thursday's Game 5 of the Knicks-Pacers series. That's a good Read more »
Knicks' Iman Shumpert (knee) expects to play in Game 4
Iman Shumpert didn't practice Monday due to soreness in his surgically repaired left knee. He expects to play in Game 4 Tuesday night, but could be slowed or limited.Shumpert fell twice in Game 3 against Indiana , and one of the times he said his knee "b Read more »
Mike Woodson: 'I have to get these guys pumped up and ready to play'
Frank Vogel first appeared on national TV at age 13, doing a "stupid human trick" for David Letterman in which he spun a basketball on the bottom end of a toothbrush.Oh, and he was brushing his teeth with the bristle end at the same time.Vogel has come a Read more »
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NBA Playoffs: How the New York Knicks Can Bounce Back and Win the Series
much more than they did in the past five games. Coming into the series, the Knicks had two offensive weapons in Anthony and J.R. Smith, who were supposed to carry the load on offense, while the rest of the team is incapable of doing so. Unfortunately, it's 5/17/13 from Bleacher Report Read more »
NBA Star J.R. Smith: 'I'm Not Worried About Instagram'
Indiana Pacers, struggling offensive specialist and enfant terrible of the social web J.R. Smith has a message for haters. JR Smith: "I'm not worried about Instagram. I'm worried about the playoffs." That came in response to an Instagram rant the singer Rihanna 5/17/13 from Mashable Read more »
NBA Stays In Sacramento: Maloofs To Sell Kings To Ranadive Group For $535 Million
in Sacramento. SACRAMENTO, CA - DECEMBER 28: Jimmer Fredette #7 of the Sacramento Kings drives to the basket against J.R. Smith #8, Chris Copeland #14 and Tyson Chandler #6 of the New York Knicks at Sleep Train Arena on December 28, 2012 in Sacramento, California. 5/17/13 from Forbes Read more »
What Miami Heat Are Learning from Potential ECF Opponents
Anthony put up 28 points to lead all scorers (on 12-of-28 shooting from the field), while reserves Chris Copeland and J.R. Smith poured in 13 apiece. With the Knicks' win, the Heat now know when they'll be playing next. Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals from Bleacher Report Read more »
Anthony scores 28 points, Knicks beat Pacers 85-75 in Game 5 to stay alive
he made his first shot, dribbling back behind the arc for a 3-pointer that made it 17-12 with 2:56 left in the opening quarter. Smith has endured a miserable stretch since elbowing Boston's Jason Terry in the fourth quarter of Game 3 in the first round. Suspended from Minneapolis Star Tribune Read more »