Former NBA star Kenny Smith talks with EBONY on the red carpet of the 2018 NBA Awards on Monday night about Cleveland Cavalier player J.R. Smith’s gaffe in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors and what the Knicks can do to help its roster. Despite the shooting guard costing his team the game, the current Inside the NBA co-host doesn’t feel Smith’s mistake can be credited to the Cavs losing the series.
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Christina Santi is a news and culture writer for EBONY.com. Born and raised in the Bronx, New York, she considers herself a well-read, not so traditional feminist with a heavy interest in music, fashion and pop culture. Christina currently lives in New York City, where she refers to her Cuban & Jamaican descent often while writing about her experiences as a first-generation Afro-Latinx in America. She also devotes time writing personalized reading material for her tutees and turning ideas into words for streetwear brand, PUER By Noel Bronson.