Why Smith waited to have knee surgery
July, 16, 2013
By Nick Borges | ESPN.com
The New York Knicks announced Monday that shooting guard J.R. Smith will be sidelined at least three to four months as he recovers from left knee surgery to fix a tear in the lateral meniscus. The news came as shock to the fans of the team after he signed a new four-year, $24.7 million contract last week.