J.R. Smith Airballs A Free Throw, Crashes A Children's Basketball Game
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Feb 5, 2013
Things were so easy that Knicks players though not [coach Mike] Woodson had a good laugh when Smith threw up an airball on a free throw in the first half. The Knicks made as many 3-pointers as the Pistons had field goals in the first quarter, led by 15 after 12 minutes and extended the advantage to 21 at halftime after shooting a scorching 63.2 percent from the floor in the second; while Detroit came within a last-second miss of erasing a similar deficit against the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday, the Pistons never drew closer than 12 during a second-half that felt kind of like an unnecessary formality.
J.R. Smith airballs free throw, plays pickup with kids at halftime as Knicks rout Pistons (VIDEOS)
If we're being totally honest, Monday night's game between the New York Knicks and Detroit Pistons wasn't an especially thrilling watch, even for Knicks fans psyched to see the 'Bockers finish off their first 5-0 homestand in 16 years with a 95-88 win. …