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J.R. Smith warned but not fined for untying opponent’s shoes, tries it again anyway (VIDEO)

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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 11: J.R. Smith #8 of the New York Knicks sinks a basket against the Chicago Bulls at Madison Square Garden on December 11, 2013 in New York City. The Knicks defeated the Bulls 83-78. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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You’ve got to love J.R. Smith, at least to a certain extent.

During Sunday’s win over the Mavericks, Smith untied Shawn Marion’s shoe while the two were lining up to rebound a free throw attempt. Multiple reports, including this one from Marc Berman of the New York Post, say that the league issued a warning to Smith in lieu of a fine or any further disciplinary action.

A simple slap on the wrist isn’t enough to deter Smith, however. As fans called for him to try the prank again, he at least pretended to early in Tuesday’s contest against the Pistons before ultimately being foiled by Greg Monroe.

Knicks head coach Mike Woodson told reporters before the game that Smith “shouldn’t be doing stuff like that.” Technically, he’s stopped. But Smith is clearly aware of the buzz surrounding his actions.