It’s unclear how severe Mr. Smith’s injury is. Zhao Bing, the Golden Bulls’ general manager, said the player repeatedly declined medical treatment from the team and arranged his own treatment in Beijing instead. “We warned him that he’s not allowed to go to Beijing without a proper medical check,” Mr. Zhao said, expressing his displeasure at Mr. Smith’s disobedience. “He just wouldn’t listen.”
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J.R. Smith got injured during his first game in the 2011-2012 Chinese Basketball Association. He had 20 points before suffering the injury you can see above. The team must be nervous since J.R. Smith is guaranteed 3 million dollars. Wilson Chandler managed to score 43 points & 22 rebounds in his debut to go along with a W. With little progress being made between NBA players and owners, look for more plays to go overseas or rap.
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