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J.R. Smith puts down a ridiculous reverse jam (VIDEO)

New York Knicks J.R. Smith hugs Pablo Prigioni in front of San Antonio Spurs Gary Neal after Prigioni made pass in NBA game in New York

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith (R) hugs guard Pablo Prigioni in front of San Antonio Spurs guard Gary Neal (14) after Prigioni made a pass to him to set up a score in the fourth quarter of their NBA basketball game at Madison Square Garden in New York, January 3, 2013. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASKETBALL)

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I fear that Knicks guard J.R. Smith may have an addiction to dunking. The warning signs have been there, but one particular play in a blowout win against the Spurs kind of confirmed it for me.

Knicks backup point guard Pablo Prigioni just wants to throw Smith a regular pass off a backdoor cut. Textbook. Something J.R. could easily catch and convert on the other side of the rim for a nice, simple layup.

But J.R. Smith cares not for Prigioni’s desires, because when a dunker goes backdoor, he wants to throw it down.

Check out Smith turn a pass that was about hip-high into one of the weirdest (but coolest) alley-oop connections you’ll see this season: