|Apr. 6 7:30 PM PT8:30 PM MT9:30 PM CT10:30 PM ET2:30 GMT10:30 7:30 PM MST9:30 PM EST6:30 UAE (+1)04:3022:30 ET9:30 PM CT1:30 - New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith attempted an NBA-record 22 3-pointers on Sunday in the team's 102-91 loss to Miami. Smith made 10 of the long-range shots and finished with a team-high 32 points.
Analysis: In his last three games, Smith is 24 of 50 from 3-point range and averaging 29.3 points per contest.
|Apr. 2 6:36 PM PT7:36 PM MT8:36 PM CT9:36 PM ET1:36 GMT9:36 6:36 PM MST8:36 PM EST5:36 UAE (+1)03:3621:36 ET8:36 PM CT0:36 - Smith had 24 points Wednesday in a win over Brooklyn.
Analysis: He's averaging 20.4 points in his last five games, a 4-1 stretch for the Knicks.
|Mar. 27 9:11 PM PT10:11 PM MT11:11 PM CT12:11 AM ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST8:11 UAE05:110:11 ET10:11 PM CT3:11 - Smith scored 29 points as the New York Knicks held off a furious rally to beat the Sacramento Kings 107-99 Wednesday night and move a game closer to the final playoff seed.
Analysis: Smith made nine 3-pointers - one shy of the NBA season high.
|Feb. 12 3:38 PM PT4:38 PM MT5:38 PM CT6:38 PM ET23:38 GMT7:38 4:38 PM MST6:38 PM EST3:38 UAE (+1)00:3818:38 ET5:38 PM CT21:38 - Smith missed the New York Knicks' game against Sacramento on Wednesday night because he was uncomfortable with the mask he was to wear over a broken cheekbone.
Analysis: Smith was hurt Sunday at Oklahoma City and was expected to play Wednesday, but wasn't given the mask until earlier in the day and didn't feel right with it.
|Jan. 30 7:28 PM PT8:28 PM MT9:28 PM CT10:28 PM ET3:28 GMT11:28 8:28 PM MST10:28 PM EST7:28 UAE (+1)04:2822:28 ET9:28 PM CT1:28 - Smith continued his recent surge with 19 points in a win over Cleveland on Thursday night.
Analysis: Smith has been wildly inconsistent, but he's averaging 17.0 points while hitting 19 of 40 from 3-point range over his last seven games.
|Jan. 16 2:57 PM PT3:57 PM MT4:57 PM CT5:57 PM ET22:57 GMT6:57 3:57 PM MST5:57 PM EST2:57 UAE (+1)23:5717:57 ET4:57 PM CT20:57 - Smith is active and is expected to play Thursday night at Indiana. He has been benched twice in the last four games. Coach Mike Woodson has said Smith needs to be a better "pro" on and off the court.
Analysis: Smith is averaging 11.4 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 32 minutes. Last year, he was the NBA's top sixth man.
|Jan. 11 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:3623:36 ET10:36 PM CT2:36 - J.R. Smith returned from a one-game benching for unsportsmanlike conduct and scored all of his 11 points in the game-turning second quarter Saturday night to help the New York Knicks to a 102-92 victory over the 76ers.
Analysis: Knicks coach Mike Woodson benched Smith for the entire first quarter before inserting him at the start of the second. The reigning Sixth Man of the Year was benched on Thursday and was fined $50,000 by the league for unsportsmanlike conduct after untying or attempting to untie the shoelaces of opponents in two straight games.
|Jan. 8 9:49 AM PT10:49 AM MT11:49 AM CT12:49 PM ET17:49 GMT1:49 10:49 AM MST12:49 PM EST21:49 UAE18:4912:49 ET11:49 AM CT15:49 - The NBA has fined Smith $50,000 for "recurring instances of unsportsmanlike conduct" after he tried to untie an opponent's sneaker a second time.
Analysis: Smith untied Mavericks forward Shawn Marion's shoe during a free throw attempt at Dallas on Sunday and was warned not to repeat the act by the league office. Coach Mike Woodson had said before Tuesday's home game against Detroit that Smith shouldn't be doing things like that, but the reserve guard then tried it again on Greg Monroe during a free throw attempt.
|Nov. 15 1:35 PM PT2:35 PM MT3:35 PM CT4:35 PM ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST1:35 UAE (+1)22:3516:35 ET3:35 PM CT19:35 - The NBA has fined Smith for his Twitter exchange with Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings.
Analysis: The league says Friday's $25,000 penalty was for "directing hostile and inappropriate language to another player via his Twitter account." Smith's latest social media flap - he also was fined $25,000 by the NBA last year for a racy tweet - started Wednesday after Jennings made a critical comment about Smith's little brother, Chris, who also plays for the Knicks.
|Sep. 6 10:46 AM PT11:46 AM MT12:46 PM CT1:46 PM ET17:46 GMT1:46 10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST21:46 UAE19:4613:46 ET12:46 PM CT16:46 - Smith was suspended without pay for five regular-season games by the NBA on Friday for violating the anti-drug program.
Analysis: Smith, coming off offseason surgery on his left knee, will sit out the first five games for which he is eligible and physically able to play. Smith had patella tendon surgery and arthroscopy that will keep him from joining the Knicks when they open training camp late this month.
|July 15 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET0:54 GMT8:54 5:54 PM MST7:54 PM EST4:54 UAE (+1)02:5420:54 ET7:54 PM CT23:54 - Smith has had patella tendon surgery and arthroscopy on his left knee that likely will keep him from joining the Knicks when they open training camp in late September.
Analysis: The team said Smith will need 12-16 weeks to recover from the operation performed Monday by Dr. Answorth Allen at the Hospital for Special Surgery. The team said the injuries were chronic, with the arthroscopy repairing a tear in the lateral meniscus. Smith, who won the Sixth Man of the Year award, helped shoot the Knicks into the playoffs before struggling in the postseason.
|July 4 11:41 AM PT12:41 PM MT1:41 PM CT2:41 PM ET18:41 GMT2:41 11:41 AM MST1:41 PM EST22:41 UAE20:4114:41 ET1:41 PM CT17:41 - The New York Knicks are keeping Smith and Pablo Prigioni, two key members of their first Atlantic Division championship team since 1994. Both players agreed to new deals Thursday, their agents confirmed.
Analysis: Smith, the Sixth Man of the Year, gets a four-year contract worth around $25 million.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss the latest development at Patriots training camp. Chris says Darrelle Revis has looked great, and that his impact on the defense is actually being underplayed nationally.
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Chris Price discuss Rob Gronkowski's meeting with the media on Friday. Gronk said he doesn't anticipate changing the way he plays, noting that he wants to "keep smashing and dashing."
Julian Edelman joins Merloni, Fauria, and Benz after Patriots training camp.
Jackie Mac joins the guys to discuss her thoughts on a possible mid-season tournament in the NBA, LeBron's return to Cleveland, trade rumors with the Celtics and Red Sox, and Darrelle Revis' contract situation.
Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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Tim Kurkjian joins the program to discuss the Red Sox options at the trade deadline.
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DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
DJ Bean joins the program to dismiss the recent rumors that the Bruins are in discussions to trade Brad Marchand to the Sharks for Patrick Marleau
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MFB discuss a Peter King article that suggests many NFL coaches and assistant coaches have felt increasing pressure over big-money fantasy football players. Christian also weighs in specifically on how his knowledge of game-plans resulted directly in him winning his first season as a fantasy football player.
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Sam and Zach discuss changing the format of the Podcast, the Chris Archer-David Ortiz debacle, and LeBron James being a super genius
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With the trade deadline looming, the next few days will be defined by how teams value prospects -- and their potential long-term contributions -- against big leaguers with established track records who can address immediate needs. Are prospects being valued accurately? Red Sox left-hander Andrew Miller -- once one of the two key chips that sent Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins to the Tigers -- assesses the matter.
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