UPDATE: Tuesday, January 7 at 8:21 p.m. ET by Joe Flynn
He certainly didn't listen to his coach's advice, per Hardwood Paroxysm's Jared Dubin.
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With a 10-22 record, the Knicks are looking for any type of edge to win games. With that said, this was a bush-league move by Smith, who is having an abysmal season.
Let's just say that wasn't the smartest thing Smith has done in his career.
Hat tip to Mack from Beyond the Buzzer for the find.