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Knicks’ J.R. Smith named NBA’s Sixth Man of Year

GREENBURGH, N.Y. — J.R. Smith was unhappy when it all started. As coach Mike Woodson said, there was “a lot of grumbling.”

In Smith’s mind, he was going to be the starting shooting guard for the Knicks this season. In his coach’s mind, that wasn’t going to happen.

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