Coast to Coast: J.R. Smith driving around in a tank

J.R. Smith drives a Gurkha F5 around Manhattan. Photo via YouTube screenshot.

J.R. Smith drives a Gurkha F5 around Manhattan. Photo via YouTube screenshot.

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• Raymond Felton says that he’s lost 15 pounds this offseason.

• J.R. Smith is driving around a Gurkha F5 which is basically a tank and is normally only for military use.

• Despite entering a rebuilding phase, the Celtics never considered trading Rajon Rondo.

• The Rockets could use Dwight Howard at the four with Omer Asik as the center this season.

• Free agent Louis Amundson has met with the Clippers and the Lakers.

• Teams are using GPS technology to track players during practice.

• Phil Jackson insists that he will not go back to coaching in the NBA.

• Bobcats assistant coach Bob Beyer arrested after an upstate New York bar fight.