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  1. J.R. on Woody: 'He did a good job with me'

    Ian Begley

    J.R. Smith knew this day was coming, but that didn't make it any easier to digest. "It is sad," Smith told ESPN's Josina Anderson when asked about Mike Woodson's firing. "He was great to me. I think I got a fair shake for the first time in awhile...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  2. Opening Tip: If Woodson's out, who's in?

    Ian Begley

    About an hour after after the last game of the Knicks' miserable season, J.R. Smith took some time to reflect on the uncertainty surrounding his coach. "He's in a tough situation," Smith said of Mike Woodson. "It's a situation that he's been in a...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  3. Woody to J.R.: Shoot more free throws!

    Ian Begley

    When he looks at J.R. Smith's stat sheet from Sunday, Mike Woodson isn't bothered by the 22 3-point shot attempts. He's upset by the lack of free-throws. "You can't go 30-plus minutes and not shoot a free throw. Good scorers in this league, they'...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  4. Woody: Melo's minutes won't wane

    Ian Begley

    It doesn't sound like Mike Woodson plans to lighten Carmelo Anthony's load any time soon. "He's not shown any [signs of] wearing down," Woodson said on ESPN New York 98.7 FM's "The Stephen A. Smith & Ryan Ruocco Show" on Friday. "If he told me he...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  5. J.R.: Woody hasn't been treated fairly

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- All the talk about coach Mike Woodson's job security hasn't sat well with J.R. Smith. And the most recent development -- the Knicks' pursuit of Phil Jackson -- doesn't sit well with Smith, either, because of its effect on Woodson. ...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  6. Woody: Knicks better if Ray played OK

    Ian Begley

    At this juncture in the season, it's pretty pointless to play the "what if" game with the Knicks. But, when prodded, Mike Woodson went down that road on Thursday. In an interview on ESPN New York 98.7 FM's "The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocc...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  7. Woody: NY's struggles 'all on my shoulders'

    Ian Begley

    If you're looking for someone to blame for the Knicks' miserable season, Mike Woodson has a candidate for you. "I put it all on my shoulders," Woodson said Thursday in an interview on ESPN New York 98.7 FM's The Stephen A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco S...

    Blog | March 06, 2014
  8. J.R. Smith of New York Knicks says tug of Vince Carter headband o...

    Ian Begley

    J.R. Smith playfully tugged at Vince Carter's headband in the fourth quarter of the New York Knicks-Dallas Mavericks game on Monday night.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2014
  9. J.R.: 'Hard to tell' if Knicks support Woody

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- Mike Woodson is confident he can coach the Knicks out of the hole they've dug themselves. J.R. Smith feels the same way. And Smith thinks his teammates support Woodson, but he doesn't sound 100 percent sure about it. "Yeah, I ...

    Blog | February 07, 2014
  10. Mike Woodson calls New York Knicks' season 'kind of a disaster'

    Ian Begley

    Mike Woodson offered a rough assessment of both himself and the Knicks on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  11. Melo: I would've loved to guard LeBron

    Ian Begley

    NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony didn't get an opportunity to guard LeBron James often on Saturday night, but he would've loved the chance to. "[Mike Woodson] gave the assignment to J.R. [Smith] tonight. We had to help that. There's nothing I can do a...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  12. J.R. Smith, Mike Woodson had heated run-in Monday night

    Ian Begley

    New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was late to a team meeting Tuesday, sources told, which may have led to his benching Tuesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  13. Opening Tip: Why bench J.R.?

    Ian Begley

    Another day, another wrinkle to the J.R. Smith story. Smith did not play in the Knicks' loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. And it's unclear why. Knicks coach Mike Woodson benched Smith in the team's win over Miami last Thursday after Smith wa...

    Blog | January 15, 2014
  14. Mike Woodson to J.R. Smith: 'Be more of a pro'

    Ian Begley

    Mike Woodson has a stern, simple message for embattled shooting guard J.R. Smith.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
  15. W2W4: Knicks at 76ers

    Ian Begley

    PHILADELPHIA -- Here are a few things to keep an eye on during tonight's Knicks-Sixers game: Will J.R. play? Mike Woodson benched J.R. Smith on Thursday following Smith's $50,000 fine for attempting to untie two opponents' shoelaces. Will Smi...

    Blog | January 11, 2014
  16. J.R. Smith unsure on future with New York Knicks after benching, ...

    Ian Begley

    In the past two days, J.R. Smith has been benched by the New York Knicks and fined by the NBA.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2014