On December 16, 2006, J.R. Smith, along with the other nine players who were on the court, were ejected during a brawl during a Knicks-Nuggets game.
J.R. Smith averaged 27 points per game, 6 rebounds per game, and 5 assists per game while he played high school basketball at St. Benedict's Prep.
J.R. Smith finished in 3rd place during the Sprite Rising Stars Slam Dunk Contest.
While J.R. Smith was in high school, he also played football and baseball other than basketball.
J.R. Smith's considers his greatest sports achievement being named MVP of the 2004 McDonald's High School All-American game.
J.R. Smith's parents are Ida Smith and Earl Smith.
J.R. Smith was traded from the Chicago Bulls to the Denver Nuggets for PG Howard Eisley and two second round draft picks.
J.R. Smith was traded to the Chicago Bulls along with P.J. Brown in exchange the New Orleans Hornets got Tyson Chandler.
J.R. Smith's career high for minutes played is 43 vs. Cleveland 03/28/05.
J.R. Smith's career high for blocks is 3 @ Toronto 01/16/05.
J.R. Smith's career high for steals is 4 @ Boston 01/03/05.
J.R. Smith's career high for assists is 7, which he has done twice.
J.R. Smith's career high for rebounds is 10 @ Phoenix 12/12/05.
J.R. Smith's career high for free throws made is 10, which he has done twice.
J.R. Smith was selected out of high school by New Orleans in the first round, 18th pick, of 2004 NBA draft.
J.R. Smith recorded a career-high 37 points and seven 3-point field goals made vs. Miami on December 8, 2006.
J.R. Smith was the got milk? Rookie of the Month in January, February and March of the 2004-05 season
J.R. Smith averaged 7.7 points, 2 rebounds, and 1.1 assists per game for the 2005-2006 season.
J.R. Smith weighs 220 pounds. His height is 6 foot, 6 inches.
J.R. Smith's primary position is guard.
J.R. Smith wore the jersey number 23 when he was with the New Orleans Hornets. He switched to jersey number 1 when he played with the Denver Nuggets.