J.R. Smith is questionable for Game 3 because he's sick.

Danny Wild-USA TODAY Sports

Uh-huh.

Well now.

This being J.R. and the last week or two being the last week or two, the dude could be ridden with every virus known to man and folks will still assume he's hungover or otherwise responsible for his own illness (licked a basketball, ate a sock he found in the road). He has not set himself up well for this news.

There is also this:

It's Isola, I know, but these are also the Knicks and that's not totally out of the question.

I don't know. We'll see if J.R. plays tonight, and if he does, we'll see how he looks and how much Mike Woodson relies on him. Win or loss, all that's going to draw a lot of attention.

Update:

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