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J.R. Smith active despite fever

Updated: May 11, 2013, 7:12 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- New York Knicks sixth man J.R. Smith is active for Game 3 against the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night despite a fever, the team announced.

Knicks coach Mike Woodson said Smith was suffering from a 102-degree fever Saturday morning, but in his pre-game news conference with reporters about 90 minutes before tipoff, Woodson said Smith's fever had subsided.

Instead of participating in shootaround, Smith remained in the team's hotel and received fluids from the ...

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