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J.R. Smith’s reason for being re-energized in Cleveland is both hilarious and frustrating

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been re-energized since being acquired by Cleveland from the New York Knicks. Smith’s reason for his resurgence will leave you either frustrated or laughing – depending on whether you’re a Knicks fan or not. Smith has already had four 20 point plus games in his first 11 games as a Cavalier. In addition, Cleveland is currently riding...
Via Pass The Pill
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says Cleveland is good for him because there's nothing to do there

J.R. Smith averaged 10.9 points in 24 games with the lowly Knicks this season. Since being traded to Cleveland on Jan. 5, Smith is scoring 14.3 points per game. According to the shooting guard, the better play has been a result of getting away from New York City's nightlife. Smith, who had his share of controversies in the Big Apple, told NBA.com that the lack of action in Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Says No Nightlife in Cleveland Has Helped His Game

JR Smith was living in New York City, one of the biggest cities in America for nightlife. A lot of people blamed Smith’s off days with the Knicks on him partying, drinking, and being out late.  They don’t have that nightlife in #theland, so Smith has been able to focus on hooping. During an interview with David Aldridge, he spoke on how the change of lifestyle has affected...
Via Thacover2
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith: Lack of partying in Cleveland is better than NY

JR Smith has had a bigger role in 11 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers than he had with the New York Knicks. While he’s still shooting just 40 percent from the field since the trade, Smith is averaging 14.3 points and 32.7 minutes per game with the Cavs. Is that because he cut back on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WFNY Stats & Info: J.R. Smith is taking a ton of threes

J.R. Smith has now played 10 games in the Wine & Gold for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In those 10 games, he has attempted a stunning 85 three-point shots. Quickly, Smith is climbing up the franchise’s all-time leaderboard in long-distance shot attempts. From the great research database of Basketball-Reference.com, here’s where Smith currently stands. Warning: The list is pretty...
Via Waiting For Next Year
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason For Showering Before Games

So far J.R. Smith has been as good as advertised for the Cleveland Cavaliers since being acquired from the New York Knicks. What has been the good-luck touch for Smith? Well, it could be the pregame showers the 29-year-old takes for an interesting reason. Via Ohio.com’s Jason Lloyd: Funny moment pregame. I noticed Smith walking out […] The post J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason...
Via Diehardsport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Why J.R. Smith is Exactly What This Team Needed

Chucker. Knucklehead. Low IQ player. Headcase. All of these words have been used over the years to describe one Earl Smith III, better known simply as J.R. Throughout the course of his decade-long career, Smith has established himself as one of the most polarizing and frustrating basketball players on the planet, and his antics have earned him his fair share of detractors. In fact...
Via Cavaliers Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith wasting no time “fitting in” in Cleveland

When J.R. Smith last walked out of Quicken Loans Arena, he was entirely draped in Cleveland Cavaliers gear—it looked as if he was a fan who had just won a shopping spree to the upstairs team shop. He had just been traded to the Cavs in a three-team deal that included the Oklahoma City Thunder, and was playing his first game with his new team. His locker was loaded with Cavs merch...
Via Waiting For Next Year
8 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: JR Smith ganks some mid-game popcorn from a Clippers fan

With the Cleveland Cavaliers clinging to a six-point lead late in their Friday night contest against the Los Angeles Clippers, starting shooting guard and all-around captivating character, JR Smith, decided it would be an opportune time to grab a quick snack. Watch above as Smith, at the edge of the Cavaliers’ huddle, reaches down and helps a court-side Clippers fan finish off...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith has great quote about his playing philosophy

THIS is what the Cleveland Cavaliers are in store for as the season progresses. Two days after acquiring a shoot-first wing player in J.R. Smith, the veteran made his Cavaliers debut Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets. But before he even took a step on the court in Cleveland, Smith made his intentions pretty clear. JR Smith on how he'll play with the Cavs without knowing...
Via Sportsnaut
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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