New York Knicks J.R. Smith has a $450K armored Gurkha F5 SUV (Photo)

May 18, 2013; Indianapolis, IN, USA; New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith (8) reacts to losing to the Indiana Pacers in game six of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana defeats New York 106-99. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Eccentric (read: attention seeking) New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith is spending the money from his newly minted, four year, $24 million dollar contract wisely.

According to the New York Post, Smith was recently seen driving around the city (which is difficult enough to do with a compact car) in an armored Gurkha F5 SUV/truck.

Per the NYP:

NBA star J.R. Smith spent some of the $24 million he scored in a four-year deal with the New York Knicks on a flashy new armored truck. Smith, who’s recovering after surgery on his left knee in the off-season, rolled up to Meatpacking District restaurant Catch on Thursday night in a Gurkha F5, which is made by Toronto-based Terradyne Armored Vehicles and used by police and the military. Smith parked the oversize truck, worth about $450,000, on the street while he dined inside.

Well, I have to say, J.R. – it’s nice, but it’s no Kanye armored truck.

Though, I do wonder if Smith’s truck comes with the fake whale penis leather option like Yay’s.

You’re not truly ballin’ if you don’t get factory manufactured whale penis leather, AMIRITE?!

Property: Bleacher Report

Topics: J.R. Smith, New York Knicks

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  • ChewTheDirt

    sadly this story is completely incorrect, the truck doesn’t belong to JR, it belongs to the Slowbucks crew, which JR is part of their little entourage, check his Instagram and you see the Slowbucks snail all over the truck

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