Knicks’ Smith suspended one game for groin strike

New York, NY ( – New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been
suspended one game without pay for striking Washington Wizards guard Glen Rice
Jr. in the groin.

The incident occurred with 5:45 remaining in the fourth quarter of
Washington’s 98-83 win over New York on Tuesday.

Smith will miss Wednesday’s game against the Detroit Pistons.