|Nov. 15 1:35 PM PT2:35 PM MT3:35 PM CT4:35 PM ET21:35 GMT5:35 AM 北京时间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 AM 北京时间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 AM 北京时间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 AM 北京时间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.