In just one five word Twitter announcement JR Smith announced his decision to sign with the New York Knicks and added to arguably the greatest month in New York sports history. Online Private Eye takes a look at how he got here.

Valentines Day may have passed but through Thursday night, fringe NBA All-Star, J.R. Smith was still holding the hearts of three fan bases in his hands. “Who Signs JR?” was the biggest thing to happen to a JR since “Who Shot JR?. JR Smith must be a fan of ABC’s The Bachelor because he held one rose for three franchises and on Friday morning he declared his love for the New York Knicks. You’ve got to give him credit for efficiency. What took Lebron an hour-long special, took Smith five words and 23 characters. Now let’s spend 700 words explaining it.


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