Aside from winning the Sixth Man of the Year Award, J.R. Smith has come up awfully short on hardware during his tenure with the Knicks. However, this tattoo honor is one thing that NBA fans will never be able to take away from him.
Knicks players seem to have an affinity for the ink. Considering that Nate Robinson used to play for the team and Matt Barnes had a short stint in the blue and orange back in 2005, four out of the eight players mentioned here have ties to New York. We’re assuming that if Kenyon Martin had been able to stay on the court last year, he would’ve made it five!
My personal favorite NBA tattoo of all-time undoubtedly goes to former-Knick David Lee, who couldn’t stand to be one of the only players in the league without any body art:
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