J.R. Smith Playing With Cheekbone Fracture

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Knicks guard J.R. Smith suffered a small fracture in his left cheekbone on Sunday in Oklahoma City, but he’s expected to play Wednesday against Sacramento after being fitted for a protective face mask.

Smith suffered the injury when his face made contact with Kevin Durant’s knee on a fall to the floor at the 7:25 mark of the fourth quarter in the Knicks’ loss to the Thunder

via Peter Botte of the New York Daily News