Since coming back from a five-game suspension for violating the NBA's substance-abuse policy, J.R. Smith has been as out of control on the court as he has been in cyberspace.
The next time Carmelo Anthony discusses his pending free agency, let’s hope someone asks the most obvious question to the Knicks’ best player.
Iman Shumpert had a second left knee operation over the summer, the Daily News has learned and it is unclear if the unreported surgery could impact his trade value with the desperate Knicks trying to package Shumpert in a number of proposed deals including one for Boston’s Rajon Rondo.
Scoring is up slightly so far this NBA season.
Jordan Hill barely played for coach Mike D’Antoni when they were together with the New York Knicks four years ago, and he started this season on D’Antoni’s bench again with the Los Angeles Lakers.
LaMarcus Aldridge and Damian Lillard each scored 25 points and Nicolas Batum added 24 as the Portland Trail Blazers won their sixth straight in overtime at Toronto.
Zach Randolph scored nine of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and also had 10 rebounds to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to a 97-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Sunday.
The Knicks and the Hawks experienced the sports equivalent of a wardrobe malfunction Saturday night, showing up in similar uniforms.