A fan named John sent him a hand written letter, and in it he tells a story of how he won a $120 bet with a friend of his by using J.R. Smith in NBA 2K13. Feeling he owed a debt to the Knicks swingman, he sent half of his winnings, $60, to J.R. along with the note.
Nov 19, 2013 | 4,631 Views
Nov 19, 2013 at 10:26am
Yesterday a report came out that J.R. Smith's brother, Louisville alum Chris Smith, was costing the team $2.1 million as his salary was taxed at 3.25 times the amount because of the Knicks being grossly over the salary cap. Earlier reports confirm that Chris is only on the Knicks because the team is doing a favor for J.R.
Looks like it was a good call for us to include J.R. Smith on our “10 NBA Players Who Love Clubbing & Partying” list. Smith has been under scrutiny the past few months since he was spotted partying at clubs during the New York Knicks’ playoff run – in which the Sixth man of the Year underperformed in.
Now the league has revealed that J.R. will be suspended five games next season for testing positive for a banned substance.
A couple weeks ago, Derrick Rose made headlines with a proclamation that he - in his own eyes - was still the NBA's best player. The statement seemed deluded at the time, what with Kevin Durant scoring at an All-Time rate, that LeBron guy doing basically everything at an All-Time rate, and Rose having not played in over a year.