J.R. Smith humbled again

Updated: May 16, 2013, 8:56 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

David Jacoby of Grantland isn't buying it.

He does not believe that an elbow that led to his ejection and suspension almost three weeks ago is the cause of or the reason for what has become known as "The Fall of J.R. Smith."

Bill Simmons and I try to explain to him that it is. To find middle ground in the disagreement, Simmons uses the word "catalyst" to differentiate between "the reason why" and "what caused" the spiral.

Then came the perfect analogy.

Poker. What J.R. ...

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