JR Smith's hip hampered him tonight but he made some huge shots. He couldn't reach down to tie his shoes after the game.
JR Smith has mastered the triangle. Dribble around until you form imaginary triangle then shoot. Book it!
JR Smith vs. Dion Waiters on clearouts.... It's what the people came to see.
New Jersey well-repped in this game: Kyrie Irving played at St. Pat's JR Smith & Tristan Thompson at St. Ben's Dion Waiters at Life Center
Untie JR Smith's laces. He'll laugh.
Triangle offense less reliant on a prototypical PG to initiate the offense… Might Fisher try to use Shump & JR Smith in the same backcourt?
JR Smith: "When we stopped competing the end of the 3rd quarter, 4th quarter, we could all tell.... We just couldn’t do anything about it."
Shumpert (2 for 9), JR Smith (2 for 8), Hardaway Jr. 2 for 10. The 2-guard spot for the Knicks remains a disaster.
Best EFG% catch and shoot players (top 100 atts) Korver (71.3%) JR Smith (67.2) Calderon (66.1) Miller (64.1) Ariza (63.6%) Belinelli (63.1)
Worst EFG% of top 100 (atts) pull up shooters last year - Green (33%) Burks (36.2%) JR Smith (36.4) DeRozan (36.8) Wall (36.9) Stuckey (37)
Asked about JR Smith saying it will take 3 months to learn triangle, Shaq says, "That's true."
Knicks shooting percentages during preseason - adjusting to triangle Carmelo: 45.5% JR Smith: 33.8% Shumpert: 34.9% Hardaway Jr: 42.9%
JR Smith says triangle offense has been tough, so it's no surprise last five preseason games he's shooting just 27% from field 13% from 3PT
Only in the third quarter, but Knicks have four technical fouls: Fisher, Stoudemire, JR Smith and Pablo Prigioni.
JR Smith hobbling a little. He has had back spasms. Fisher probably should limit some of these guys.
I choose to believe JR Smith chose #8 with the Knicks because of R. Kelly's jersey/jacket/vest thing in the "Gigolo" video.
That was JR Smith’s 1st shot attempt.
JR Smith just chucked a 3 from like 40 feet thinking time was expiring. But there was like 5 seconds left.
Knicks announce JR smith has back spasms but is probable to return
"To just play without thinking," JR Smith said, "I think it's going to take some time." Ummm.
JR Smith said again it'll take "at least 2-3 months" to learn triangle.
JR Smith limped into the locker room a bit, but claims he's just tired, not hurt.
Ugly performance at MSG - but jeez, folks, I gave you JR Smith opening a bagel shop. You can't have everything.
Just preseason, but Stoudemire (2-of-9, three turnovers) and JR Smith (0-for-5) both struggling out there quite a bit.
JR Smith, on MSG when asked if he wants to start, says "I want to do what ever Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher says."
Second unit coming in: Larkin, Hardaway Jr, Stoudemire, JR Smith and Aldrich are on the floor together.
JR Smith's stats over his 1st 18 games last season: 10.1 ppg (33.3 FG% and 65 FT%) Over the final 18 gms: 18.6 ppg (47.5 FG% and 80.6 FT%)
Asked JR Smith how long he thought itd take to get comfortable enough to where the offense is 2nd nature to them. "Probably 2 or 3 months."