J.R. Smith is about as unique a player as you’ll come across in any basketball association. He seemingly has athletic gifts in spades and theoretically should be a top-tier talent – but something always ends up going wrong. Be it bad attitude or back luck, you always feel as though Smith was destined for better things.
Currently the one-time Denver Nuggets star is playing for Zhejiang Cyclones (because why wouldn’t he be?), and yesterday his team squared off against Stephon Marbury’s Beijing Ducks. Over the course of the game Smith managed to break an opponent’s ankles on three separate occasions, but in true J.R. Smith fashion he somehow managed to not convert the actual basket each and every time.
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