Report: J.R. Smith Allegedly Chokes Player At Nuggets Practice Facility

Sam Amick of NBA Fanhouse reports that Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith may have been involved in a choking incident during workout time at the Nuggets practice facility this August.

According to a league source who spoke with one of the people in the gym, numerous players were taking part in drills when members of the Nuggets' coaching staff told the player who later called police to be physical with Smith.

"They were just wanting the guy to be physical with J.R., telling the other guys, 'Hey, body up on the guys and really make them work,'" the source said. "J.R. just lost it. He tried to choke the kid, and the kid called the cops."    

The Denver Police Department confirmed that an incident took place at the facility and that they investigated.  

For everything Nuggets, head over to SB Nation's Denver Stiffs.

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