J.R. Smith: 'I take the blame'

Updated: May 15, 2013, 3:29 PM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- If you're looking for someone to blame for the New York Knicks' 3-1 series deficit to the Indiana Pacers, J.R. Smith has a suggestion for you: start with him.

"I take the blame for this whole series," Smith said after shooting 7-for-22 in the Knicks' Game 4 loss. "It started off with Game 4 in Boston or Game 5. I haven't been playing myself. I haven't been playing my part. I've been letting my teammates down. I've been letting my coaches down."

Smith has struggled ...

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