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One year ago, there was a five-game, NBA-imposed suspension and the recovery from arthroscopic knee surgery hovering over his noggin. Now J.R. Smith enters Knicks training camp feeling strong, fit,...
GREENBURGH, N.Y. –- J.R. Smith is looking forward to starting training camp without having to worry about his health or an impending suspension. “I think it’s definitely a clean slate,” Smith said at Knicks media day on Monday about going into camp this year. “I think it will be a more productive start of the year for me. There’s nothing hanging over my head whether it’s injuries, suspensions stuff like that.
Amar'e Stoudemire didn’t need to rehab any injuries over the summer. But the Knicks are still proceeding with caution when it comes to the $100 million forward. “Amar'e physically looks great. Looks like he’s in fantastic shape,” Derek Fisher said on Friday. “He’s very focused on coming into this season healthy and I think he’s accomplished that goal. ... His knees will be an issue at some point, just manage his minutes in some respects, how we’ll limit him in practice, give him some days to get back up to speed and get some rest.
Injured New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler talks to the media about his injury and gives his advice on what the Knicks should do while he is absent from the roster.