- By Rose Lilah
The temperatures rising during the summer and so are tempers as both Kevin Durant and J.R. Smith had some choice words for reporters who had rubbed them the wrong way.
ESPN’s Chris Palmer tweeted a list of the 17 “smartest” players in the NBA. Among that list: Kobe Bryant, Chris Paul, LeBron James, Steve Nash, and Ricky Rubio, to name a few. One name that was absent is the league’s consensus second best player, Kevin Durant.
NBA's Smartest Players: 1. Kobe 2. Rondo 3. LeBron 4. CP3 5. Nash