Knicks signed former Lakers player Metta World Peace after he said he wanted to play for China and then saying he wanted to play for him homestate New York. He was signed to a two year deal and many Knicks fans are excited for the defensive veteran player to join the potential title contending team.
Then, after this signing, it was announced that JR Smith will be out for 3 to 4 months due to surgery. NY Post reported:
Smith underwent surgery on his patella tendon and to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee today – two chronic injuries that gradually worsened