By Melanie Evans-Rivera
Although it was not the first buzzer beater he has made this season, J.R. Smith’s field goal with exactly one second left in the game against Phoenix has to be one of the most thrilling moments of the season thus far. The win sent a message to the rest of the league that was loud and clear: even when the teams towering stars go down the Knicks have depth, skill and the heart to continue to succeed.
Watching – and re-watching -- that improbable shot, fans cannot help but remember other Knicks buzzer beaters that have thrilled them over the years.
Here is my top five.