J.R. Smith

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How Should George Karl Handle J.R.?

The other night I was pleading for J.R. Smith to get more minutes. But I, like many Nuggets fans, was simply seduced by his superhuman talents, Vic Lombardi says in his new Vic’s Signature segment.

04/22/2011

SACRAMENTO, CA - APRIL 01:  JR Smith #5 of the Denver Nuggets. Copyright 2011 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

J.R. Smith’s Late Flurry Lifts Nuggets Past Mavs

J.R. Smith broke a tie in the final minutes with a layup and immediately followed with a jumper, lifting the Denver Nuggets to a 104-96 victory over the struggling and short-handed Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.

04/06/2011

J.R. Smith of the Denver Nuggets and Chris Wilcox of the Detroit Pistons meet at midcourt after the game at the Pepsi Center on March 12, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Pistons 131-101.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

J.R.’s 9 Three’s Lead Nuggets In Rout Of Pistons

“Everybody’s been telling me to catch and shoot and stop trying to make plays off the dribble,” J.R. Smith said. “The last month and a half, two months, I’ve been passing up a lot of open 3s to get to the basket. Everybody wants me to catch and shoot, so that’s what I did tonight.”

03/12/2011

Carmelo Anthony loses control of the ball as Dwayne Wade of the Miami Heat defends at the Pepsi Center on Jan. 13. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Nuggets Rout Miami Heat At Pepsi Center

J.R. Smith scored 28 points and Carmelo Anthony added 21, leading the Nuggets to a 130-102 win over a Miami Heat team missing LeBron James on Thursday night.

01/14/2011

Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets is introduced prior to the game against the Sacramento Kings on January 1, 2011 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Crush Kings In Melo’s Return

Carmelo Anthony was rusty in his return to the Denver lineup after a two-week absence following the death of his sister, and his teammates picked up the slack in the Nuggets’ 104-86 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.

01/01/2011

J.R. Smith (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images)

Smith’s 30 Leads Nuggets Past Suns, 138-133

The Denver Nuggets didn’t need Carmelo Anthony’s heroics to beat the Phoenix Suns. In fact, they didn’t need Anthony at all.

11/28/2010

Carmelo Anthony of the Denver Nuggets takes a shot to win the game against the Chicago Bulls on November 26, 2010 at the Pepsi Center in Denver. (credit: Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images)

Carmelo’s Buzzer Beater Caps Off Win Over Chicago

Carmelo Anthony made a jumper as time expired and the Denver Nuggets, after blowing a 19-point, third-quarter lead, came back to beat the Chicago Bulls 98-97 on Friday night.

11/26/2010

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