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J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Cavaliers Still Plan to Re-Sign Matthew Dellavedova and J.R. Smith

Despite recently signing Mo Williams, Marc Stein of ESPN.com reports that the Cleveland Cavaliers still plan on re-signing Matthew Dellavedova and J.R. Smith. Reports have it that Cleveland and Dellavedova were progressing towards a multi-year deal worth somewhere between $3 million and $5 million. Sources say Cavs remain intent on signing restricted free agent Matthew Dellavedova...
Via Cavaliers Nation
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Top 5 recruits Dannis Smith Jr, Michael Porter play 1-on-1

Point guard Dennis Smith Jr. from Trinity Christian school in Fayetteville, NC and small forward Michael Porter Jr. from Father Tolton Catholic High School in Columbia, MO were both present at the Steph Curry SC 30 camp last week. At some point during the camp, the two top five recruits — 2016’s top point guard and 2017’s top wing respectively — faced off in an intense game...
Via Campus Sports Net
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Should the Cleveland Cavaliers Bring Back J.R. Smith?

Amid speculation that the Cleveland Cavaliers are targeting a trade for shooting guard/small forward Joe Johnson, the team still has the possibility of bringing back enigmatic swingman J.R. Smith to the squad. Smith, who opted out of the final year of his $6.4 million contract, has expressed an interest in returning to Cleveland under a multi-year deal. According to Steve Kyler of...
Via Cavaliers Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: 5-Star PG Dennis Smith Jr. Goes Through Defender’s Legs For A Dunk, Impresses Steph Curry

Point guard Dennis Smith Jr. is one of the top uncommitted players in the class of 2016, and at NBA MVP Steph Curry’s camp, he showed why. The five-star out of North Carolina dribbled the ball through his defender’s legs in a one-on-one game, corralled it behind him, and converted with an emphatic dunk. He impressed the Golden State Warriors star in the process. Check it out...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: J.R. Smith Looking for Three-Year Deal Worth $24 Million

After opting out of his 6.4 million dollar player option for the 2015-16 season, J.R. Smith is looking for a new contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers for 2016 and beyond. J.R. Smith looking for a 3 year deal starting around $8M per year according to a league source. #Cavs — Probasketballdraft (@Probballdraft) June 28, 2015 The Cavs acquired Smith via trade from the New York...
Via Cavaliers Nation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs’ J.R. Smith opts out to test free agency, wants to return to Cleveland

It’s that time of year: NBA Players exercise their rights to opt out of their current contracts in hopes of securing deals that either pay them more or provide them security over a longer period of time. For Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith, it may be a product of both. According to Shams Charania, Smith has opted out of his $6.4 million player option and will look to cash...
Via Waiting For Next Year
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: J.R. Smith’s Future with Cavaliers in Flux

The Cleveland Cavaliers fell in Game 6 of the NBA Finals, and now the team might lose its three-point specialist. Following the 105-97 defeat to the now-champion Golden State Warriors, Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith said he planned to opt out of the final year of his contract, per ESPN’s Chris Broussard. JR Smith told me he'll probably opt out of the final year, $6.4...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: JR Smith exits NBA Finals on PhunkeeDuck scooter

Like his Cleveland Cavaliers teammates, J.R. Smith was very disappointed while exiting Quicken Loans Arena after a Game 6 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. But unlike the rest, Smith rode out in style. Smith made his way out of the Cavs locker room riding a PhunkeeDuck Scooter, which you can read...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: JR Smith zones out during coach's halftime speech

JR Smith had his career-defining moment in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday. Unfortunately, that moment was not a positive one for the Cleveland Cavaliers. ABC showed video of David Blatt giving a speech to his team during halftime of the game while they trailed the Warriors 45-43. Smith could not possibly have...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith: We didn't run out of gas

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been famously short-handed in the NBA Playoffs, and especially in the Finals. Without the injured Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving, head coach David Blatt has leaned on a short rotation. Fatigue has looked to be an issue, and the Cavs have been outscored in the fourth quarter of every game but Game 1.1 Cavs guard J.R. Smith, however, would not use fatigue...
Via Waiting For Next Year
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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