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J.R. Smith

29-Year-Old    SF,SG    Cleveland Cavaliers

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

12.1

REB

3.1

AST

2.8

STL

1.2

BLK

0.3

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

After being named the NBA's Sixth Man of the Year in 2012-13, Smith began last season serving a five game suspension and shot just 39 percent in 44 games before the All-Star break. However, in the second half of the season, Smith's play improved dramatically, as he averaged ...

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HT: 6' 7"   WT: 220 lbs   DOB: 9/9/1985  College: St. Benedict's Prep (NJ)   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #18 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Re-signed with the Cavaliers on a two-year deal in August of 2015.

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J.R. Smith NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 18 76 24.5 10.3 2.0 1.9 0.7 0.1 1.1 39.4 68.9 1.4 0.5 1.5 3.7 28.8 3.9 9.8 1.5 2.1
2005-06 19 55 18.0 7.7 2.0 1.1 0.7 0.1 0.9 39.3 82.2 1.0 0.3 1.7 2.5 37.1 2.6 6.7 1.5 1.8
2006-07 20 63 23.3 13.0 2.3 1.4 0.8 0.1 2.4 44.1 81.0 1.3 0.5 1.8 6.1 39.0 4.5 10.2 1.6 2.0
2007-08 21 74 19.2 12.3 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.2 2.1 46.1 71.9 1.5 0.6 1.5 5.3 40.3 4.2 9.1 1.7 2.4
2008-09 22 81 27.7 15.2 3.7 2.8 1.0 0.2 2.2 44.6 75.4 1.9 0.5 3.1 5.6 39.7 5.2 11.7 2.5 3.4
2009-10 23 75 27.8 15.4 3.1 2.4 1.3 0.3 2.1 41.4 70.6 1.9 0.4 2.7 6.2 33.8 5.7 13.8 1.9 2.7
2010-11 24 DEN 79 24.9 12.3 4.1 2.2 1.2 0.2 1.6 43.5 73.8 1.3 0.6 3.5 4.0 39.0 4.3 9.9 2.1 2.8
2011-12 25 NYK 35 27.6 12.5 3.9 2.4 1.5 0.2 1.9 40.7 70.9 1.3 0.8 3.1 5.5 34.7 4.7 11.6 1.1 1.6
2012-13 26 NYK 80 33.5 18.1 5.3 2.7 1.3 0.3 1.9 42.2 76.2 1.7 0.8 4.5 5.5 35.6 6.6 15.6 3.0 3.9
2013-14 27 NYK 74 32.7 14.5 4.0 3.0 0.9 0.3 2.6 41.5 65.2 1.5 0.5 3.5 6.5 39.4 5.4 12.9 1.2 1.9
2014-15 28 CLE 46 31.8 12.7 3.5 2.5 1.4 0.4 2.8 42.5 81.8 1.1 0.6 2.9 7.3 39.0 4.7 11.0 0.6 0.7
2014-15 28 NYK 24 25.8 10.9 2.4 3.4 0.8 0.2 1.3 40.2 69.2 1.9 0.2 2.3 3.8 35.6 4.2 10.5 1.1 1.6
2014-15 28 CLE/NYK 70 29.7 12.1 3.1 2.8 1.2 0.3 2.3 41.7 75.0 1.4 0.4 2.7 6.1 38.3 4.5 10.8 0.8 1.0
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CLE 1 67.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for J.R. Smith
Preseason Projections 29 NYK 77 29.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.R. Smith

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

J.R. Smith NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 33.6 12.0 4.4 1.2 0.6 1.0 2.4 32.8 60.0 0.8 0.4 4.0 8.2 29.3 4.2 12.8 1.2 2.0
Last 10 Games 10 33.7 14.1 5.6 1.4 0.6 0.8 3.1 38.8 66.7 0.9 0.4 5.2 8.5 36.5 5.0 12.9 1.0 1.5
Last 20 Games 20 30.1 13.0 4.4 1.4 0.9 0.6 3.0 41.2 70.0 0.9 0.5 3.9 7.9 37.3 4.7 11.3 0.7 1.0

 

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True Shooting Percentage

53.8%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, J.R. Smith has a true shooting percentage of 53.8%.

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J.R. Smith NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 18 76 36.0 15.1 2.9 2.7 1.1 0.2 1.6 39.4 68.9 2.1 0.8 2.2 5.4 28.8 5.7 14.5 2.1 3.1
2005-06 19 55 36.0 15.4 4.0 2.1 1.3 0.1 1.9 39.3 82.2 2.0 0.7 3.3 5.1 37.1 5.2 13.3 3.0 3.7
2006-07 20 63 36.0 20.0 3.5 2.2 1.2 0.2 3.6 44.1 81.0 2.1 0.7 2.8 9.3 39.0 7.0 15.8 2.5 3.1
2007-08 21 74 36.0 23.0 3.9 3.2 1.6 0.3 4.0 46.1 71.9 2.8 1.1 2.8 9.9 40.3 7.9 17.1 3.2 4.5
2008-09 22 81 36.0 19.8 4.8 3.6 1.3 0.2 2.9 44.6 75.4 2.4 0.7 4.1 7.3 39.7 6.8 15.2 3.3 4.4
2009-10 23 75 36.0 20.0 4.0 3.2 1.7 0.3 2.7 41.4 70.6 2.4 0.5 3.6 8.1 33.8 7.4 17.8 2.5 3.5
2010-11 24 DEN 79 36.0 17.7 5.9 3.2 1.7 0.3 2.3 43.5 73.8 1.8 0.8 5.1 5.8 39.0 6.2 14.3 3.0 4.0
2011-12 25 NYK 35 36.0 16.2 5.1 3.1 2.0 0.2 2.5 40.7 70.9 1.7 1.1 4.0 7.2 34.7 6.1 15.1 1.5 2.0
2012-13 26 NYK 80 36.0 19.4 5.7 2.9 1.3 0.3 2.1 42.2 76.2 1.8 0.9 4.9 5.9 35.6 7.1 16.8 3.2 4.2
2013-14 27 NYK 74 36.0 15.9 4.4 3.3 1.0 0.3 2.8 41.5 65.2 1.6 0.5 3.9 7.1 39.4 5.9 14.2 1.3 2.1
2014-15 28 CLE 46 36.0 14.4 3.9 2.8 1.6 0.4 3.2 42.5 81.8 1.3 0.6 3.3 8.3 39.0 5.3 12.4 0.7 0.8
2014-15 28 NYK 24 36.0 15.2 3.4 4.7 1.0 0.2 1.9 40.2 69.2 2.6 0.2 3.1 5.2 35.6 5.9 14.6 1.6 2.3
2014-15 28 CLE/NYK 70 36.0 14.7 3.8 3.4 1.4 0.4 2.8 41.7 75.0 1.7 0.5 3.3 7.4 38.3 5.5 13.1 0.9 1.2
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CLE 1 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for J.R. Smith
Preseason Projections 29 NYK 77 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.R. Smith

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

J.R. Smith NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 18 76 1859 782 152 142 55 11 81 39.4 68.9 109 39 113 281 28.8 295 748 111 161
2005-06 19 55 989 423 110 58 37 4 52 39.3 82.2 54 19 91 140 37.1 144 366 83 101
2006-07 20 63 1471 819 143 91 49 9 149 44.1 81.0 85 30 113 382 39.0 284 644 102 126
2007-08 21 74 1421 907 152 128 62 12 157 46.1 71.9 112 43 109 390 40.3 311 674 128 178
2008-09 22 81 2244 1233 297 227 78 14 180 44.6 75.4 150 43 254 453 39.7 424 950 205 272
2009-10 23 75 2085 1156 234 183 99 20 158 41.4 70.6 139 28 206 467 33.8 428 1033 142 201
2010-11 24 DEN 79 1968 969 322 175 92 16 124 43.5 73.8 100 45 277 318 39.0 341 784 163 221
2011-12 25 NYK 35 967 436 136 84 54 6 67 40.7 70.9 46 29 107 193 34.7 165 405 39 55
2012-13 26 NYK 80 2678 1446 425 218 100 24 155 42.2 76.2 134 64 361 436 35.6 527 1249 237 311
2013-14 27 NYK 74 2421 1071 296 219 65 20 189 41.5 65.2 108 35 261 480 39.4 396 955 90 138
2014-15 28 CLE 46 1461 586 160 114 64 18 131 42.5 81.8 52 26 134 336 39.0 214 504 27 33
2014-15 28 NYK 24 619 261 58 81 18 4 32 40.2 69.2 45 4 54 90 35.6 101 251 27 39
2014-15 28 CLE/NYK 70 2080 847 218 195 82 22 163 41.7 75.0 97 30 188 426 38.3 315 755 54 72
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CLE 1 67 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for J.R. Smith
Preseason Projections 29 NYK 77 2248 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.R. Smith

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

J.R. Smith NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 18 76 24.5 47.8 44.9 13.3 10.2 1.3 7.0
2005-06 19 55 18.0 51.5 46.4 11.1 10.3 1.1 6.1
2006-07 20 63 23.3 58.5 55.7 10.4 9.7 1.1 10.2
2007-08 21 74 19.2 60.3 57.8 12.9 11.3 1.1 9.9
2008-09 22 81 27.7 57.6 54.1 15.7 10.4 1.5 13.7
2009-10 23 75 27.8 51.5 49.1 12.7 9.6 1.3 11.9
2010-11 24 DEN 79 24.9 55.0 51.4 15.1 8.6 1.8 12.3
2011-12 25 NYK 35 27.6 50.8 49.0 15.0 8.2 1.8 11.8
2012-13 26 NYK 80 33.5 52.2 48.4 12.5 7.7 1.6 16.0
2013-14 27 NYK 74 32.7 52.7 51.4 16.3 8.0 2.0 12.9
2014-15 28 CLE 46 31.8 56.5 55.5 16.7 7.6 2.2 12.9
2014-15 28 NYK 24 25.8 48.7 46.6 20.6 11.4 1.8 9.0
2014-15 28 CLE/NYK 70 29.7 53.8 52.5 18.1 9.0 2.0 11.6
Rest Of Season Projections 29 CLE 1 67.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 rest of season projections for J.R. Smith
Preseason Projections 29 NYK 77 29.2 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for J.R. Smith

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

J.R. Smith 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Jun 16 GSW 34 19 5 1 1 1 1 5 15 5 8 4 9 0 5 3
Jun 14 at GSW 36 14 7 2 1 2 1 5 15 0 0 4 14 1 6 3
Jun 11 GSW 28 4 2 2 0 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 8 1 1 4
Jun 9 GSW 32 10 4 1 0 2 0 4 9 0 0 2 5 0 4 1
Jun 7 at GSW 38 13 4 0 1 0 2 5 13 1 2 2 5 0 4 6
Jun 4 at GSW 34 9 4 0 0 0 0 3 13 0 0 3 10 0 4 2
May 26 ATL 29 18 10 3 0 0 2 7 14 0 0 4 10 0 10 2
May 24 ATL 38 17 10 1 0 2 1 6 14 2 3 3 9 2 8 4
May 22 at ATL 32 9 2 1 2 0 0 3 8 2 2 1 3 0 2 3
May 20 at ATL 36 28 8 3 1 1 2 10 16 0 0 8 12 0 8 2
May 14 at CHI 34 12 8 2 1 1 2 3 6 3 3 3 6 2 6 4
May 12 CHI 29 12 3 1 1 1 1 5 11 0 0 2 7 0 3 3
May 10 at CHI 27 13 3 0 0 0 1 5 10 0 0 3 6 0 3 0
May 8 at CHI 27 14 2 1 0 0 0 5 9 0 0 4 8 0 2 4
May 6 CHI                                
May 4 CHI                                
Apr 26 at BOS 16 8 0 0 2 0 0 3 8 0 0 2 7 0 0 3
Apr 23 at BOS 38 15 5 2 2 0 0 6 12 0 0 3 8 2 3 3
Apr 21 BOS 34 7 4 1 5 0 1 3 12 0 0 1 8 0 4 3
Apr 19 BOS 19 9 4 1 0 0 1 3 9 1 2 2 7 1 3 4
Apr 15 WAS 9 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
Apr 13 DET 31 28 2 2 0 1 1 10 15 0 0 8 13 0 2 1
Apr 12 at BOS                                
Apr 10 BOS 18 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 2 3
Apr 8 at MIL 40 12 2 2 1 0 2 5 12 0 0 2 8 1 1 3
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Apr 5 CHI 43 24 4 1 1 1 0 8 17 0 0 8 17 1 3 3
Apr 2 MIA 33 12 3 4 0 2 0 4 12 1 2 3 10 0 3 3
Mar 29 PHI 37 9 3 2 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 3 7 1 2 1
Mar 27 at BKN 37 8 5 1 2 0 2 3 10 0 0 2 9 0 5 4
Mar 25 at MEM 32 13 2 6 2 1 0 5 10 0 0 3 7 0 2 2
Mar 22 at MIL 37 23 4 1 3 0 2 8 11 0 0 7 9 1 3 3
Mar 20 IND 32 11 3 2 0 1 1 4 7 2 2 1 3 0 3 1
Mar 18 BKN 27 17 3 2 0 1 1 6 13 0 0 5 10 0 3 1
Mar 16 at MIA 28 8 4 2 1 1 3 3 8 0 0 2 6 1 3 3
Mar 15 at ORL 34 25 4 3 2 1 2 7 14 5 6 6 11 0 4 3
Mar 12 at SAS 30 6 3 3 0 0 3 2 6 0 0 2 5 0 3 3
Mar 10 at DAL 29 21 8 2 1 0 0 8 14 0 0 5 8 2 6 3
Mar 7 PHO 35 7 6 2 1 0 1 3 12 0 0 1 4 1 5 3
Mar 6 at ATL 30 12 5 3 0 1 0 4 11 1 2 3 7 2 3 3
Mar 4 at TOR 37 15 8 1 1 2 0 6 12 0 0 3 8 2 6 3
Mar 3 BOS 23 12 4 0 1 0 1 5 9 0 0 2 4 0 4 3
Mar 1 at HOU 51 8 10 4 4 0 2 3 13 1 2 1 8 4 6 4
Feb 27 at IND 31 21 2 4 0 1 1 7 17 3 3 4 6 1 1 5
Feb 26 GSW 36 4 4 5 4 0 1 1 5 2 2 0 2 1 3 1
Feb 24 at DET 22 4 2 2 3 0 0 1 4 2 2 0 2 1 1 4
Feb 22 at NYK 29 17 3 4 1 2 1 7 11 0 0 3 5 1 2 3
Feb 20 at WAS 29 15 5 3 2 1 0 6 12 0 0 3 8 1 4 3
Feb 12 at CHI 31 8 4 4 3 1 2 3 10 1 1 1 5 0 4 4
Feb 11 MIA 33 10 4 7 3 0 2 4 10 0 0 2 6 1 3 2
Feb 8 LAL 34 2 1 4 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Feb 6 at IND 31 17 3 0 1 0 0 6 14 0 0 5 12 1 2 2
Feb 5 LAC 29 16 5 2 5 0 0 6 10 0 0 4 8 1 4 2
Feb 2 PHI 26 12 2 1 0 0 2 5 10 0 0 2 6 0 2 1
Jan 31 at MIN 23 5 1 2 1 0 0 2 7 0 0 1 6 0 1 3
Jan 30 SAC 37 16 3 5 4 0 2 6 12 0 0 4 10 0 3 3
Jan 28 POR 38 11 1 4 1 0 2 5 12 0 0 1 6 0 1 3
Jan 27 at DET 32 5 1 1 1 0 0 2 11 0 0 1 6 0 1 5
Jan 25 OKC 32 14 2 2 0 0 0 4 14 2 2 4 12 0 2 1
Jan 23 CHA 29 21 4 4 0 0 1 7 13 0 0 7 11 0 4 2
Jan 21 UTA 38 15 7 3 3 0 3 5 16 3 4 2 11 0 7 1
Jan 19 CHI 34 20 3 1 1 0 1 7 11 0 0 6 9 1 2 1
Jan 16 at LAC 30 8 2 4 3 0 0 4 8 0 0 0 2 0 2 3
Jan 15 at LAL 37 14 4 2 1 0 0 5 13 1 2 3 10 0 4 1
Jan 13 at PHO 39 29 1 2 4 0 0 10 19 1 1 8 14 0 1 6
Jan 11 at SAC 31 4 5 1 1 0 4 2 10 0 0 0 4 0 5 3
Jan 9 at GSW 42 27 5 1 1 0 3 11 23 2 2 3 8 1 4 3
Jan 7 HOU 18 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 5 0 0 0 4 0 1 3
Jan 5 at PHI                                
Jan 4 DAL 37 15 7 4 0 0 2 6 16 0 0 3 7 0 7 2
Jan 2 at CHA 36 22 3 5 3 0 3 8 20 1 2 5 9 1 2 0
Dec 31 MIL 17 7 1 2 0 0 0 3 10 0 1 1 3 0 1 1
Dec 30 at ATL                                
Dec 28 DET                                
Dec 26 at ORL                                
Dec 25 at MIA                                
Dec 23 MIN                                
Dec 21 MEM                                
Dec 19 BKN                                
Dec 17 ATL                                
Dec 15 CHA                                
Dec 12 at NOP                                
Dec 11 at OKC                                
Dec 9 TOR 28 17 4 5 0 0 1 6 18 3 4 2 6 1 3 1
Dec 8 at BKN                                
Dec 5 at TOR 31 14 4 5 0 0 1 4 11 4 6 2 3 0 4 4
Dec 4 at NYK 19 9 0 3 0 0 2 4 8 0 0 1 2 0 0 0
Dec 2 MIL                                
Nov 29 IND                                
Nov 26 WAS 36 15 3 5 1 0 7 7 20 0 2 1 8 0 3 5
Nov 24 ORL 19 8 3 2 1 0 2 3 6 0 0 2 3 0 3 2
Nov 22 TOR 25 6 0 2 0 0 3 3 7 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Nov 21 at WAS                                
Nov 19 SAS 13 3 0 4 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
Nov 17 DEN                                
Nov 15 ATL                                
Nov 14 at BOS 21 9 2 2 2 0 1 4 7 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
Nov 10 NOP 27 12 3 2 0 0 2 4 11 2 2 2 8 0 3 2
Nov 7 at DEN 24 8 4 5 2 0 4 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 4 2
Nov 5 at UTA                                
Nov 4 at POR 24 6 2 4 0 1 1 2 6 2 2 0 2 0 2 2
Oct 31 at CHI                                
Oct 30 NYK 25 11 1 7 2 0 2 5 10 0 0 1 3 0 1 2

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J.R. Smith: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Smith officially opted out of his contract for next season, Shams Charania of RealGM reports.

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Smith hit just 29 percent of his three-pointers in the Finals against the Warriors. He hit some late three-pointers in Game 6 on Tuesday to make the final score more respectable than it might have been.

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Smith said Wednesday that he's leaning toward opting out of his contract for next season, Al Iannazzone of Newsday reports.

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Smith scored 15 of his 19 points (5-15 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 5-8 FT) in the fourth quarter, spearheaded by three three-pointers in the final 90 seconds. He added five rebounds, one assist, one steal, and one block in 34 minutes off the bench in Tuesday's 105-97 loss.

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Smith started the second half and finished the game with 14 points (5-15 FG, 4-14 3Pt), seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks, and one steal in 36 minutes in Sunday's Game 5 loss.

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Smith missed all eight three-point attempts and finished the Game 4 loss with four points, two rebounds, and two assists in 28 minutes on Thursday against the Warriors.

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Smith scored 13 points (5-13 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 1-2 FT) with four rebounds before fouling out after 38 minutes in the Cavs' Game 2 win over Golden State on Sunday.

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Smith scored nine points (3-13 FG, 3-10 3Pt) with four assists in 34 minutes in the loss to Golden State on Thursday.

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Smith posted a double-double in Game 4 Tuesday, tallying 18 points (7-14 FG, 4-10 3Pt), 10 rebounds, and three assists in 29 minutes.

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Smith provided 17 points (6-14 FG, 3-9 3Pt, 2-3 FT) with 10 rebounds in 38 minutes in the overtime win against Atlanta on Sunday.

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Smith scored nine points (3-8 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with two rebounds and two steals in the win over the Hawks on Friday.

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Smith scored 28 points (10-16 FG, 8-12 3Pt) with eight rebounds, three assists, a steal and a block in 36 minutes off the bench during Wednesday's win over the Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

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2014-15

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2013-14

Though he expressed some displeasure about opening the season as the team's sixth man rather than as the starting shooting guard, Smith didn't let a bench role prevent him from piling up big numbers. The trigger-happy Smith finished with averages of 18.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.9 threes to take home Sixth Man of the Year award honors. While efficiency isn't Smith's forte, his contributions as a volume scorer and as a respectable rebounder for his size should continue to make him a serviceable fantasy player when he's on the court. However, Smith's availability for the start of the regular season remains in serious question after he underwent a pair of surgeries on his left knee in July, just days after re-upping with the Knicks on a four-year commitment. It's uncertain whether or not Smith will be fully recovered from the procedures heading into the regular season, but even when he gets healthy, he'll have to sit out five games for a violation of the league's drug policy. Those red flags are enough to make Smith one of the more riskier players to draft at shooting guard, but if you can handcuff him with a capable replacement in the short-term, he should offer plenty of value going a few rounds later than he normally would in drafts.

2012-13

Smith’s 2011-12 season could best be described as a whirlwind. Due to the uncertainty of a season brought upon by the NBA lockout, Smith elected to sign a contract with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls of the Chinese Basketball Association stipulating that Smith would have to play out the entire season with the team, even though the NBA ultimately opened up shop in December. He would promptly set the Chinese league on fire, averaging 34.4 points per game, including one 60-point effort. In March, he signed with the Knicks just as Linsanity was becoming a worldwide buzzword. Smith re-signed with the Knicks over the offseason, and figures to get the bulk of the minutes at shooting guard with Landry Fields in Toronto and Iman Shumpert recovering from a torn ACL. When you draft Smith, it’s primarily for his ability to hit three pointers and score in bunches. Though he’s not regarded as a good defender, he still chipped in a career-high 1.5 steals in 27.6 minutes per game last season, providing a nice supplement to his scoring totals. Free agent signee Ronnie Brewer may be inserted as the nominal starter at shooting guard for the Knicks, but Smith has proven he can get his shots coming off the bench. The percentages from the field and from three-point range may not be pretty, but the raw numbers should be nice enough to offset that inefficiency.

2011-12

Smith played most of the season in China and returned to sign a deal with the New York Knicks in February. Given Smith's ability to score, steal and especially shoot the three, there's major upside here if circumstances cooperate.

2010-11

In the event that you haven't watched a Denver Nuggets game recently, and aren't entirely sure what J.R. Smith looks like, here's a clue: he's probably the one shooting the ball. It's not just that Smith likes to shoot the ball – he does – it's that he likes to shoot the ball from wherever he happens to be standing. Looking at the leaderboard for three-point attempts per game bears this out. Smith averaged 6.2 three-point attempts while playing 27.8 minutes per game last year. No one else on the leaderboard – not until you get down to Channing Frye of all people and his 4.8 attempts – averaged fewer than 30 minutes per contest. This isn't to say that Smith isn't skilled. He has a legitimately good shot, and he's actually got pretty excellent floor vision, too, but decision-making is a major problem for him. This carries off the court, as well: Smith was involved in a physical altercation at the Nuggets' practice facility in mid-August.

2009-10

Although Smith’s dealing with off-court legal troubles, the most recent of which landed him 24 days in jail and 500 hours of community service, it’s hard not to be optimistic about his fantasy potential on the court. After a slow start to the season, Smith finished on a high note, putting up top-50 numbers after the All-Star break with averages of 17.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 2.9 treys and 0.8 steals on a respectable 46.6 percent from the field. He’s in line to get even more minutes this season with Dahntay Jones in Indiana and should be a bigger part of the offensive game plan with Linas Kleiza off to play in Greece. Moreover, the Nuggets’ lack of depth at the swingman positions will really force coach George Karl into playing Smith big minutes. Smith will have a good shot at leading the league in three-pointers made and will also provide owners with modest contributions in points, assists, steals and free-throw percentage. We’re looking at potential top-50 player here who will be a break-even-type pick at worst if you draft him in the late-middle rounds.

2008-09

Smith is an inconsistent talent, sometimes disappearing from games completely while in others becoming the focal point of Denver’s offense. Still, one thing typically remains consistent, and that’s Smith’s ability to produce in the 3-point category. He hit five-plus threes in a remarkable eight games last season, finishing with 2.1 3pg, which was good for 10th in the league. He also made 40.3 percent of his 3-point attempts, setting a Nuggets franchise record. Smith doesn’t offer much else, but he won’t kill you in any area, either. He re-signed with Denver to a three-year contract over the offseason, and it’s good news that he remains in such a high-scoring offense.

2007-08

Smith had a chance last year to show everyone he was the answer at scoring guard. Instead he flashed gobs of potential from a scoring aspect but brought little else. The end result was the club trading for Allen Iverson and Smith’s demotion to a 15-20 minute a night back-up specializing in 3-pointers. That won’t change this year and with Chucky Atkins on board, a guy capable of moving between the 1 and the 2 with ease, Smith may see even less court time. We expect Smith to hoist ~350 3-pointers and hit 35-40% of them during his 13-18 minutes of court time.

2006-07

Smith was brought in for one reason, bring the Nuggets scoring guard position back to respectability. There's no denying the kid has gobs of potential but he just hasn't been able to bring it all together. If any coach can get the most out of Smith it's going to be George Karl who tutored such legendary slackers as Shawn Kemp and Sam Cassell and got them to play to the best of their abilities. Smith can score, and that's what he'll be asked to do a lot of in order to pull attention away from Anthony. Unfortunately, he'll also be asked to play solid defense which was Karl's main knock on him in camp and could derail his chances to become the staple at SG. Smith is definitely one to keep an eye on early in the preseason. If Karl starts talking about his defense improving then that's your key to try and grab Smith late in your draft as he's likely to see close to 32 minutes a night with 12-14 points, 4-5 rebounds, 2-3 assists, 1-2 steals, and good FT%. If Karl keeps talking about rookie Yakhouba Diawara and/or DerMarr Johnson and how they're willing to play defense then stay away from Smith and let someone else take the chance on a guy who probably won't see a whole lot of action during crunch time.

2005-06

Smith could be on the verge of breaking out as a second year player. As a rookie straight out of high school, Smith produced very respectable numbers post All-Star break by averaging 14.7 points and 1.3 treys per game. Smith is a high-flying 6-6 athlete that has the mindset to try to dunk on every drive, while also possessing a silky shooting touch from long range. This season Smith will be joined in the backcourt by rookie point guard Chris Paul, whose dynamic talents as a distributor and scorer should help Smith produce larger numbers as a sophomore. It would not be surprising for the 19 year-old Smith to average more points than his age this season.

2004-05

Although Smith was drafted straight out of high school, he has the size and shooting range to contribute right away.

2003-04

Has a 44" vertical, very deep three-point range, and already has an NBA body. Not great defender. No real mid-range shot. Either jacks up a deep three or takes defender off the dribble.