Full to the brim in guaranteed salaries, the Washington Wizards made one small attempt at bolstering their jam-packed roster by signing free agent shooting guard Jodie Meeks to a two-year deal worth $7 million, according to The Vertical’s Shams Charania.
Meeks averaged 9.1 points on 40.9 percent shooting from downtown with the Magic last season. But the oft-injured marksman endured another rash of injuries last season, missing the first 19 games of the season before a thumb injury in late January sidelined him until mid-March.
Still, the 29-year-old wing has shown shades of the college player who still holds the record for most points ever scored in a Kentucky game (54). Meeks scored 23 points on 6-of-7 three-point shooting in a win over the Knicks last season. He had four more games of 15 points or more and was able to maintain a solid perimeter stroke in spite of his injuries.
Smith Jr. had an extra ligament in his knee. If you didn’t even know that was possible, you’re certainly not alone, as only 20 percent of all humans have one, doctors told Smith Sr. But those who do have the added benefit of quicker recovery times when coming off serious injuries like the one Junior suffered.
Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint, and the human knee typically has four. It would seem Smith has a fifth, which just makes everything that much easier.
That’s right — Smith Jr. tore his ACL and it basically didn’t even affect Cheap Goalkeeper Jerseys him. This dude must be Wolverine or something.
No wonder he has the perfect demeanor to Cheap Football Jerseys replace Dirk Nowitzki as the next Mavericks face of the franchise.