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J.R. Smith Apparently Spent the Off-season Smoking Pot

J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks drives against Roger Mason Jr. #8 of the New Orleans Hornets on November 20, 2012 at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Photo: Layne Murdoch/NBAE/Getty Images

The Knicks guard and defending Sixth Man of the Year seems to have celebrated his new $18 million contract with marijuana, which is against the NBA’s drug policy. Smith will be suspended for five games once he’s done recovering from a July knee surgery.

J.R. Smith Suspended for Marijuana Use