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Newsday Oct 17, 2014

J.R. Smith digs sweet tweet from Dennis Rodman

Meet J.R. Smith, the new Dennis Rodman?
New York Post Oct 17, 2014
J.R. Smith gets Rodman comparison: ‘Females, nightlife’

J.R. Smith gets Rodman comparison: ‘Females, nightlife’

The average guy of course would love to be known for the attributes the Knicks’ J.R. Smith figures led Dennis Rodman to compare the two. “Reputation. Females. Nightlife,” Smith said...

J.R. the new Worm? 'I like it'

J.R. Smith knows all about Dennis Rodman calling him the “new” Rodman on Twitter. And he appreciates it. “I thought it was funny. He took time out of his day to think about me and [Knicks president Phil Jackson], so I think it’s great," Smith said. "Being compared to Dennis Rodman anyway I think is a great thing, so I’ll take it, I like it,” Smith said after practice Friday. Rodman tweeted Wednesday that he thought of Smith as “the new Dennis Rodman.
New York Daily News Oct 17, 2014
J.R. Smith says he sees similarities with Dennis Rodman

J.R. Smith says he sees similarities with Dennis Rodman

J.R. Smith has a pretty good idea to why Dennis Rodman called him the new Rodman. "Reputation, females, nightlife ... whatever people want to say about us, it's similar," Smith said on Friday.

Worm: J.R. 'is the new Dennis Rodman'

Dennis Rodman has given his stamp of approval on Phil Jackson likening J.R. Smith to The Worm. The former Bulls and Pistons rebounder/antagonist tweeted that Smith is Rodman 2.0. Sending love to the zen master @PhilJackson11 and the @nyknicks for this season. Good luck to @therealjrsmith who is the new Dennis Rodman— Dennis Rodman (@dennisrodman) October 15, 2014 Jackson first made the comparison in an interview with The New York Post when asked about whether he can get through to Smith, who was fined $50,000 by the NBA for his shoelaces stunts in two games last season.
New York Post Oct 15, 2014
J.R. Smith plays limited minutes because of back spasms

J.R. Smith plays limited minutes because of back spasms

SYRACUSE — J.R. Smith experienced back spasms in the second quarter and left for the locker room briefly. He still returned to play in the second half but finished just...

J.R. Smith: Knicks' new triangle offense [more complex] than we're used to playing

J.R. Smith made an interesting observation about the Knicks’ new offense on Monday. “You have to think the game more, it’s just more of a complex way that we play, [more complex] than we’re used to playing,” Smith said after the Knicks’ third preseason game. “We’re used to just catching and going, stuff like that. Now, cutting, making sure we’re getting in our right spots. It’s just a conscious effort I think.

Iman Shumpert starts over J.R. Smith

UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher went with Iman Shumpert at shooting guard in his starting lineup for Saturday night's preseason game against the Boston Celtics. Shumpert missed the team's first preseason game with a hamstring injury. He replaced J.R. Smith in the starting five, alongside Jose Calderon, Carmelo Anthony, Quincy Acy and Samuel Dalembert. The Knicks have an interesting competition going on at shooting guard.
New York Post Oct 9, 2014
Knicks’ J.R. Smith: Learning triangle will take ‘few months’

Knicks’ J.R. Smith: Learning triangle will take ‘few months’

HARTFORD, Conn. — J.R. Smith started at off guard for the Knicks in their first preseason game Wednesday, but coach Derek Fisher was quick to point out nothing is etched...
Newsday Oct 8, 2014

Knicks' J.R. Smith starting to gain trust of Phil Jackson, Derek Fisher

J.R. Smith already is off to a better start than last season.

Fisher starts J.R. in preseason opener

Hartford, CT -- Derek Fisher decided to start J.R. Smith at shooting guard in the Knicks' first preseason game. Fisher went with Smith, Jose Calderon, Carmelo Anthony, Andrea Bargnani and Samuel Dalembert in the starting lineup for Wednesday's preseason opener against Boston. Fisher, though, made it clear that his lineup can change before the start of the regular season. It was mildly interesting that Fisher went with Bargnani over Amar'e Stoudemire and chose to start Smith over Tim Hardaway Jr.
New York Post Sep 30, 2014
J.R. Smith knows he would make the absolute worst Army cadet

J.R. Smith knows he would make the absolute worst Army cadet

J.R. Smith grew up not so far away, in Freehold, NJ, but had never stepped foot on the post of West Point. Nor has he ever been in this sort...

J.R. likes Rodman comp; Amar'e limited

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- Some people might be offended if you compared them to Dennis Rodman. Those people aren't Knicks guard J.R. Smith. Smith said Tuesday that it was an “honor” to be compared to Rodman by Knicks president Phil Jackson. “Last time I checked Dennis Rodman got, what? Three-four rings [Rodman has five]. I’m not offended by that,” Smith said. “It’s an honor. H’s a Hall of Famer. And to be put in the same [sentence] as a Hall of Famer is something special.
New York Daily News Sep 30, 2014
J.R. Smith on Phil Jackson’s Dennis Rodman comparison: It's an honor

J.R. Smith on Phil Jackson’s Dennis Rodman comparison: It's an honor

J.R. Smith wasn't bothered by Phil Jackson's recent public assessment that the volatile guard reminded him of Dennis Rodman with his antics on and off the court.
Newsday Sep 29, 2014

J.R. Smith seeks serious attitude adjustment

J.R. Smith, the Knicks shooting guard with the bad-boy image, is trying to head into training camp with a good attitude.

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