Smith out 3-4 months after surgery
One step forward, one step back. Knicks sharpshooter J.R. Smith will be out until the start of the NBA season as he recovers from left knee surgery to repair a tear in his lateral meniscus, team officials announced Tuesday. The reigning Sixth Man of the Year averaged a team second-best and career-high 18.1 points per game in the regular season. Will his health hinder him from doing more of the same this season?