J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kyle Korver set to return tonight against Nuggets, J.R. Smith to start

After missing seven games due to soreness in his right foot, Cleveland Cavaliers marksman Kyle Korver is ready to make his return tonight in The Mile High City. Kyle is back tonight and JR will start..Ty says "I'm very excited" — Fred McLeod (@CavsFredMcLeod) March 22, 2017 Korver was recently cleared to resume on-court practice […] The post Kyle Korver set to return tonight...
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

How to beat the Cavaliers in the playoffs

It has been seven years since LeBron James was last absent from the roster of the team representing the Eastern Conference in the NBA Finals. While his success has been enjoyed by Miami Heat fans from 2010-2014, and now by Cleveland Cavaliers fans, it has become irritating for other NBA fans. In addition to the pain that LeBron’s chokehold on the East has caused fans of teams...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith: Daughter born five months premature 'doing good'

It’s been a challenging season for J.R. Smith on the court, as a thumb injury has kept him out of the lineup since December. But given what the Cleveland Cavaliers star has been going through away from the game, his injury woes probably feel trivial.Smith and wife Jewel Harris revealed earlier this year that their daughter Dakota was born five months premature on Jan. 7 and weighed...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs could waive DeAndre Liggins to reduce cost of replacing Andrew Bogut

The Cleveland Cavaliers are feeling the fallout from Andrew Bogut’s injury.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reports on Wednesday that Bogut, who has officially been ruled out for the remainder of the year with a fractured left fibula, cost the Cavs nearly $1 million in salary and luxury tax and bringing in another player to replace him could cost them another $1 million. With the Cavs facing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith's return from surgery is imminent

Rip off your shirts and wave them in the air like you just don’t care.ESPN’s Dave McMenamin reported on Monday that the return of Cleveland Cavaliers swingman JR Smith, who has been out since December after having surgery on his right (shooting) thumb, is imminent, barring any setback.McMenamin adds that the former Sixth Man of the Year will not suit up when the Cavs host the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith ‘a couple weeks’ away from returning from thumb injury

JR Smith appears to be nearing a return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.Smith has been out since undergoing thumb surgery in late December. He was initially projected to miss 12-14 weeks, which set him for a return in mid-to-late March. It sounds like he’s still on target for such a return date.Smith was interviewed during Monday’s Bucks-Cavs game by TNT’s Dennis Scott and was asked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Deron Williams: Cavaliers are a point guard’s dream

Deron Williams officially signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday, and he is looking forward to playing with his new team.Williams was interviewed by TNT late in the game between his Cavs and the Milwaukee Bucks Monday. He was asked by Dennis Scott about playing with the likes of LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, as well as Kevin Love and J.R. Smith when they get back from their...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith could return in as little as three weeks

Cleveland Cavaliers starting shooting guard J.R. Smith suffered a complex fracture on his right thumb back in December that required surgery. He was originally scheduled to be out 12-14 weeks, which projected him for a March or early April return. Reportedly, that timeline has been moved up.According to Chris Haynes and Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com, Smith is making tremendous progress...
Via Sportsnaut
February 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Smith shares photo of daughter born five months premature

J.R. Smith and wife Jewel Harris recently revealed their daughter Dakota was born five months premature earlier this month and weighed only one pound at birth. The Cleveland Cavaliers star and Harris made the heartbreaking announcement in a video posted to Twitter via LeBron James’ Uninterrupted online platform. .@TheRealJRSmith and his wife share difficult family news. pic...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith out 12-14 weeks after thumb surgery

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith will miss the next few months after undergoing surgery to repair his right thumb, the team reported on Friday. “The surgery was performed by renowned hand surgeon Dr. Thomas Graham of Northwell Health of New York. Dr. TJ Reilly of the Crystal Clinic assisted. Also present was Dr. Richard D. Parker of Cleveland Clinic Sports Health...
Via Sportsnaut
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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