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New York Post Aug 26, 2014

J.R. Smith says he’s ‘one of best shooters’ ever, cites Wikipedia

Ah, this is the defiant, outraged, boastful J.R. Smith we’ve been missing. Late Monday night, Smith — whose quiet summer had been marked by closed workouts with Carmelo Anthony and...

Melo workouts draw Durant, J.R. & others

To get in playing shape before training camp, many NBA players head to warm weather cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Miami to workout. But last week, some of the biggest names in the NBA were training out a couple blocks away from Madison Square Garden. Carmelo Anthony hosted workouts at his Terminal 23 gym in midtown Manhattan last week that included Kevin Durant, J.R. Smith, Lance Stephenson, Kemba Walker, Nerlens Noel and David Lee, among others.
New York Post Aug 22, 2014

J.R. Smith, with no hint of sarcasm, aims to ‘be a leader’

J.R. Smith the leader? No, he’s serious. The enigmatic Knicks shooting guard said in an interview with ESPN New York he wants to “be a leader” this year, to show...
Rotoworld Aug 22, 2014

J.R. Smith wants to be a leader this season - J.R. Smith (G/F) New York Knicks

J.R. Smith said he wants to be a leader for the Knicks this season.

J.R.'s goal for the season: 'Be a leader'

J.R. Smith has several goals entering the 2014-15 season. He wants to help the Knicks to make the playoffs and contend in the Eastern Conference. He wants to produce consistently on both ends of the floor. All of these are normal goals for any NBA player. But Smith has one goal that may surprise you: "Be a leader," Smith said in an interview with ESPNNewYork.com on Thursday at his foundation's annual golf fundraiser. "We've got so many younger guys around.

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