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Knicks Waive Chris Smith, JR Smith Responds With Meme

The New York Knicks waived J.R. Smith’s brother Chris Smith on Monday, the move was made to make room to sign big man Jeremy Tyler from the D-League. JR Smith expressed his frustration and sent a message to the entire New York Knicks organization by posting a meme to his Instagram(photo below)

As per ESPN:

The New York Knicks have decided to waive Chris Smith, according to sources close to the situation.

Sources told ESPNNewYork.com that the Knicks were in the process of finalizing the move Monday to create a roster spot to sign big man Jeremy Tyler, who has been playing for the Erie BayHawks, the Knicks’ D-League affiliate, since going to training camp with New York.

Smith acknowledged on Twitter that he had been released by the team. On Monday evening, he sent out a tweet thanking the organization for a “great opportunity.”


Smith’s Meme on Instagram following the release.

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