By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The New York Knicks are expected to add J.R. Smith.
Smith, who is currently a free agent, has confirmed that he’s nearing a contract with the Knicks. The contract is worth $2.5 million.
An official announcement is expected on Friday. He was deciding between the Knicks and the Los Angeles Clippers.
Smith is returning to the NBA after playing in China during the lockout. He averaged 12.3 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 1.2 steals in 24.9 minutes last season with the Denver Nuggets.