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J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

J.R. Smith best Cavaliers offense highlights from the 2014-15 season

After being traded from the New York Knicks, Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has had a pretty good start to his career in Northeast Ohio. With the Cavaliers in the NBA Finals against Golden State, Smith will be looked upon to provide tough defense and his usual long-range shooting ability. For those of you who might have missed some plays from this season featuring J.R. in Cleveland,...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Barack Obama: J.R. Smith is having a great season

You read that correctly. Barack Obama — President of the United States, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, leader of the free world — has publicly stated his opinion on Cavalier guard J.R. Smith. He tweeted about him, anyway. President Obama, who just recently got his own @POTUS Twitter handle,1 invited followers to ask him questions regarding climate change after...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith’s mom quotes Drake after sweep of Hawks

J.R. Smith was a major contributor in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Eastern Conference Finals sweep of the Atlanta Hawks, and his mother could not be more proud. After the Cavs won Game 4 in convincing fashion, Smith’s mother, Ida Smith, used a line from a Drake song while reflecting on what has been a tumultuous season...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Analyzing Game 2 v. Atlanta

Fans in Atlanta showed up to Friday night’s Eastern Conference Finals Game Two with a lot of excitement.  They had a reason to be excited as well.  Though their Atlanta Hawks fell in Game One at home, they played well.  The Cleveland Cavaliers won that game largely due to an outstanding performance by J.R. Smith.  Though Smith is a streaky shooter, it would have been very surprising...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith prefers taking contested shots to open shots

JR Smith has some wonderful philosophies on shooting as we’ve come to find out. Smith made eight 3-pointers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night to help the Cavs beat the Hawks, so naturally that led to many questions about his emergence. ESPN’s Dave McMenamin even quoted Smith as saying he...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The gamble of acquiring J.R. Smith pays big for Cavaliers

Me-first. Stat Seeker. Ball Hog. Off-court distraction. These were just some of the descriptions that J.R. Smith has been called in his career prior to arriving in Cleveland to join the Cavaliers. Many believed he was unable to contribute to a winning team because of his attitude and playing style. But the Cavaliers needed an upgrade on the wing and decided to take the gamble of...
Via Waiting For Next Year
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Internet Goes Crazy, Compares J.R. Smith To Michael Jordan (Videos)

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith was pretty good Wednesday, scoring 28 points off the bench in the Cavs’ 97-89 Eastern Conference Game 1 victory. The 28 points was the most Smith had ever scored in the playoffs, and his eight made 3-pointers set a Cavaliers playoff record. He also scored all 28 of Cleveland’s bench points. Needless to say, the internet was impressed. JR...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith jabs Knicks after advancing to conference finals

JR Smith has experienced a rebirth since being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and he made sure to rub his success with his new team in the face of his old team after advancing to the Eastern Conference finals. Smith, who along with Iman Shumpert was traded to the Cavs by the Knicks in January,...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

LISTEN: JR Smith Tribute Song

As if JR Smith needs something else to promote his awesomeness, a tribute rap song was made for the Cleveland sharpshooter. Milford Jerome used his singing talent to give the world a great new song about JR Smith and the Cavaliers. Jerome talks about Smith’s move to Cavs and how is he now playing with the King, LeBron James. The song illustrates how his move from New York to...
Via Waiting For Next Year
19 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith suspended two games for hitting Jae Crowder

As if the day following the Cavaliers finishing the sweep over the Boston Celtics could not get any worse, the NBA has announced that JR Smith has been suspended two games. This coming after the news that Kevin Love will miss the entire upcoming Eastern Conference Semifinal series with a dislocated shoulder. During Sunday’s game and after an already very physical couple of quarters...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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