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Cavs video: J.R. Smith’s shirtless look makes a return during LeBron James’ event

Throughout the Cleveland Cavaliers’ championship celebration last summer, J.R. Smith was spotted shirtless on multiple occasions. He even drew a reaction from former president Barrack Obama, who asked head coach Tyronn Lue to remind Smith to put a shirt on when they visit the White House. During LeBron James’ We Are Family Reunion on Tuesday, the 31-year-old shooting guard was...
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

Cavs video: J.R. Smith appears to be in top form, as he drains 20-straight threes during workout

You could say that JR Smith’s shooting touch is hotter than summer. In a video posted by renowned NBA trainer Chris Brickley, Smith was seen sinking 20-straight shots from beyond the arc. Smith has long been known as one of the streakiest shooter in the NBA with his ability to catch fire from the outside on any given moment of any given game. Just last June, Smith buried seven...
Via Cavs Nation
2 days ago

Dennis Smith says Phil Jackson had him eat octopus tentacle during pre-draft meeting

The New York Knicks took some heat for passing on explosive guard Dennis Smith Jr. in this year’s draft, but Smith himself is probably glad that they did.In an interview with Stefan Bondy of the New York Daily News that was published on Friday, Smith revealed that the Knicks and president Phil Jackson encouraged him to try a bizarre food during a pre-draft meeting.“We went out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA Rookie of the Year candidates

One year ago, who would have guessed the 2016-17 NBA Rookie of the Year would be awarded to Malcolm Brogdon?The Bucks swingman had a nice career at Virginia, of course, but the odds were stacked against him. He was the 36th pick in the draft, and the award traditionally goes to a top pick. Additionally, Brogdon isn’t a flashy offensive player, and he doesn’t put up jaw-dropping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith takes shots at McGrady over Hall of Fame comments

JR Smith’s nickname is “Swish,” but he thinks that Tracy McGrady’s recent comments about the Hall of Fame were a lot closer to an airball.McGrady, who will officially be inducted into the Hall in September, made some interesting remarks on Friday about the honor.“Social media can give a lot of people voices these days, and the first thing they say is ‘No rings, no rings...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Silver is understandably displeased with Mark Cuban’s ‘tanking’ comments

The first rule of tanking is don’t admit you’re tanking. But that’s exactly what Mavs owner Mark Cuban did in May, admitting that Dallas “did everything we could to lose games” once they were eliminated from the playoffs. That helped them gain the No. 9 pick, which they used to draft Dennis Smith Jr., their point guard of the future.For what it’s worth this early, there...
Via The Comeback
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Hilarious Dennis Smith Jr. tweet from 2012 goes viral

Dennis Smith Jr. will forever look at June 22, 2017 as one of the best days in his life. For that was the day when he officially became an NBA player when the Dallas Mavericks selected him ninth overall. But what was Smith doing on November 5, 2012? He was a few weeks short of his 15th birthday, so he was maybe planning a party. Oh, and he also sent out a tweet, which started making...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2017  |  Discuss

JR Smith hacked on social media again

The social media gods continue to clown Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith.A mysterious message appeared Wednesday on Smith’s verified Facebook account and was quickly deleted. Predictably, the post caused a mini-stir, but Smith promptly took to Twitter to set the record straight himself. If this storyline sounds familiar for Smith, it's because a similar incident happened to Smith...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Cavaliers will not bench J.R. Smith for Game 3

The Cleveland Cavaliers need to do everything possible to avoid a 3-0 series hole against the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of the Finals Wednesday evening.Losing by a combined 41 points in the first two games has placed Cleveland behind the proverbial eight-ball. Not only is this team in a major hole, it really has not been competitive as of yet. It’s also led to speculation...
Via Sportsnaut
June 06, 2017  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls

The Cleveland Cavaliers were absolutely humiliated in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. The final score of 113-91 doesn’t do justice. Golden State was on a completely different level as it looks to revenge last season’s meltdown against Cleveland in the Finals.This hasn’t stopped the always confident J.R. Smith from claiming his Cavaliers would defeat...
Via Sportsnaut
June 03, 2017  |  Discuss
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