Wednesday December 24th, 2014

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith described his team's season as a "nightmare," according to a report from Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN.com.

At 5-25, the Knicks have the second-worst winning percentage in the NBA, better than only the Philadelphia 76ersNew York has dropped 15 of its last 16 games, including five in a row.

The Knicks rank 27th in the league in defensive efficiency and 22nd on the offensive end, according to NBA.com.

DOLLINGER: Knicks sink to bottom of Power Rankings

From the report: 

“I mean it's a nightmare,” Smith said. “We just gotta wake up from it.” 

Over 21 games this season, Smith has averaged 10.3 points and 3.3 assists while shooting 32.4 percent from three-point range.

He has missed the past seven games with a small tear in his plantar fascia but could return for the Knicks' game against the Washington Wizards (19-8) on Christmas Day.

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