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Jason Smith lives in the midrange

Jason Smith lives in the midrange

Who, exactly, is this big fellow the Knicks signed and what does he do? After re-signing Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks needed more depth up front, and Jason Smith provides that. At 7'0", 240 lb. he can easily slide in and give the Knicks frontcourt minutes. Through six years in the NBA, Smith's basic stats are pretty unimpressive: 16.7 minutes, 6 points, 47.2% FG, 3.5 rebounds. 0.7 blocks per game. He's also been fairly injury prone and bench-bound for most of his career, with just two seasons in which he played more than 60 games. This past season with New Orleans, Smith started 27 of his 31...

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