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J.R. Smith suffers knee injury in China

Posted on: November 20, 2011 7:14 pm
Edited on: November 20, 2011 7:22 pm
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By Matt Moore 

According to multipe reports, J.R. Smith suffered a knee injury Sunday in China playing for Zhejiang in his Chinese Basketball Association debut. A video posted to YouTube showed Smith limping to the sideline after coming down on the knee and hobbling afterwards. It was a non-contact injury. NIUBBall.com reports that Smith was carried to a hospital-bound ambulance by teammates afterwards. 

Smith is an unrestricted free agent whenever the NBA resumes its offseason/preseason, and a significant injury could severely hamper his chances at his most lucrative contract offer to date. Smith is considered one of the best available shooting guards in the free agent market, and an injury could hurt his offers. Smith signed with Zhejiang even after a CBA rule was implemented to prevent teams in the CBA from offering contracts with an NBA opt-out, however NIUBBall.com has reported in the past that the most likely scenario involves teams simply releasing players for whatever guise they want, "chemistry," "personal reasons," etc., in a handshake deal should the NBA resume play. 

We'll update you with Smith's official diagnosis if and when it becomes available. 

(HT: SBNation)
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Comments

Since: Jun 25, 2009
Posted on: November 21, 2011 12:21 am
 

J.R. Smith suffers knee injury in China

Different rules for different people in China.  Try living there, instead of being another emo know-it-all commoner.  You  us all nothing with this hilarious American proproganda.  Troll China with some class next time bra, this time  just plain sucked.  You see how I trolled China?

Why would I want to try living there?  You just said there are different rules for different people over there depending on whether or not your are a celebrity, NBA player, etc.  There are people spending years in jails in China that committed the same crimes others have gotten away with, the only difference being they didn't have the money to bribe the proper people to be set free.

I usually don't slam countries... but keep your communist country with 2 sets of rules and their guilty until proven innocent laws.. I'll say in Canada and be very happy as long as I live, as will people in the U.S.





Since: Mar 2, 2008
Posted on: November 21, 2011 12:02 am
 

J.R. Smith suffers knee injury in China

You aren't even there, instead your are making hilarious whiny pretntious over-the-top assumuptions about his treatment in China.  The NBAs are celebrity over there now, stop making lowly commoner statements about living in China.  This is J.R. Smith, not some lowly commoner in China.

Different rules for different people in China.  Try living there, instead of being another emo know-it-all commoner.  You offer us all nothing with this hilarious American proproganda.  Troll China with some class next time bra, this time  just plain sucked.  You see how I trolled China?



Since: Sep 20, 2006
Posted on: November 20, 2011 9:20 pm
 

J.R. Smith suffers knee injury in China

How IS that Chinese emergency medical care, J.R. ? A little accupuncture , some ginger root and that ACL will be good enough for the trainers to put you back on the court (or release you) in no time.

Hey... better stay out of the strip clubs and opium dens while your healing, too...Lawyers are illegal, you are guilty without opprtunity to be proven innocent,  the Communists think "probation" is what they give you before they slam the cell door, and "community service" is mining coal with a shovel.  

...remind me again why the NBA was too bad to go back to...  


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