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J.R. Smith proving to be the X-Factor for Cavaliers

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Cleveland Cavaliers are currently leading the Atlanta Hawks 1-0 in their Eastern Conference playoff series, and it is in large part due to the play that J.R. Smith showed in Game 1. He came off the bench to score 28 points on 10-16 shooting, while also knocking down 8-12 from behind the three-point arc. Smith grabbed eight rebounds and dished out three...
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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
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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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Hits a Cavs Record 8 Triples

In Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, JR Smith came to the rescue of the beat up Cleveland Cavaliers backcourt with a bag of treys. Eight of them to be exact, which was a Cavs franchise record and part of his 28 point outburst to beat the Hawks 97-89 to take a 1-0 lead in the series. The post JR Smith Hits a Cavs Record 8 Triples appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
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Watch: J.R. Smith hits eight three pointers in game one against Hawks

Need an easy reason why the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks in game one of the Eastern Conference Championship series? JR Smith hit 8 (yes 8) of 12 three pointers and poured in 28 points. He was the only player to score off the Cavs bench. The eight three pointers set a Cavs post-season record. Here’s a look at Smith’s shooting display… The post Watch: J.R. Smith...
Via Crossover Chronicles
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JR Smith Breaks Cavs Record For 3-Pointers, Celebrates In Perfect Fashion

JR Smith is putting the Cleveland Cavaliers on his back during Wednesday’s Game 1 against the Hawks. Take a look at some of Smith’s shots: And the celebration that followed from Smith: J.R Smith is feeling it. — MarcusD (@_MarcusD_) May 21, 2015 The internet certainly enjoyed the show Smith put on: Current status […] The post JR Smith Breaks Cavs...
Via Diehardsport
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Dennis Smith Jr. Throws Down Nasty One-Handed Posterizing Dunk

There’s no question Dennis Smith Jr. is one of the most exciting players in the 2016 class. The Fayetteville, NC product put on a show at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League in Houston this past week. Watch the highlight-reel jam below: North Carolina State is the presumed favorite for Smith Jr., with Duke, North Carolina and Florida also […] The post Dennis Smith Jr....
Via Diehardsport
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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
7 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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith’s Ridiculous Car Collection (Full Gallery Inside)

Cleveland Cavalier shooting guard J.R. Smith has never been shy when it comes to spending money. From expensive clothing to lavish jewelry, it should come as no surprise that Smith has one of the most luxurious car collections on the Cavs’ roster. Join us as we count down the seven best cars in J.R.’s gaudy collection of automobiles starting with No. 7. 7. Ford Mustang Shelby...
Via Cavaliers Nation
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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