But perhaps Raymond Felton, Amare Stoudemire and other Knicks players should have seen this coming. After all, it’s not the first time Smith has gone on such a spree. Smith laughed off a similar performance in December vs. the Milwaukee Bucks:
JR had a huge smile when we told him. MT @StevePopper: Knicks players got kick out of learning that J.R. set an NBA record for 3s attempted.
The loss to Miami drops the Knicks further behind the Atlanta Hawks in the bid for the East’s last playoff berth. The remainder of the Knicks’ schedule isn’t very favorable, either. Their final four games come against teams with winning records that have already secured playoff spots: