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J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did We Already Forget About J.R. Smith?

He said he was happy. He was pretending he was happy — expressing kind thoughts about the city of Cleveland and the Cavaliers. He didn’t really look happy — but that’s only because the photo was intended to make him look pensive and reflective, as if his decision to return to the Cavaliers was the result of some deep journey to the center of his soul which was overrun with epiphanies...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: JR Smith is Back

The free-agent who received no offers after resigning from the Cleveland Cavaliers, released on his Instagram Thursday night that he would be returning. The post stated: “Happy to say that I am returning to the Cavs! It’s been a long ride this summer but I can say for sure, well worth the wait. When I opted out of my contract, I wanted to understand the landscape of the NBA and...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith returns to Cavaliers

J.R. Smith announced on Instagram last night he has decided to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers. He hinted in his Instagram post he turned down a bigger offer to stay with the Cavaliers. Here is the full text from Smith’s IG post…. teamswish Happy to say that I am returning to the Cavs! It’s been a long ride this summer but I can say for sure, well worth the wait. When I...

J.R. Smith says he’s officially back with the Cavaliers

J.R. Smith says he’s back with the Cavaliers. He states — underneath a lovely beach picture — that he opted out of his contract to “understand the landscape,” but ultimately decided to come back to the Cavaliers. It all makes sense. During last season, Smith talked about how much of a great time he was having with the Cavaliers. “I am enjoying myself more here than...
Via Waiting For Next Year
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavs offer J.R. Smith less than declined player option

When J.R. Smith turned down a player option worth $6.4 million in order to test free agency, he did so under the assumption that the multi-year offers would come rolling in. Unfortunately for the veteran swingman, not only did this not occur, but the team he prefers to play for—the Cleveland Cavaliers—has offered him a one-year deal at an amount lower than the initial option...
Via Waiting For Next Year
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs Rumors: J.R. Smith Probable to Return to Cleveland Cavaliers

J.R. Smith may be a free agent, but that doesn’t mean he’s going anywhere. According to Terry Pluto of The Plain Dealer, the veteran shooting guard is expected to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Pluto stated that the Cavs have already made Smith an offer: “The Cavs have made him an offer. I hear it’s less than $6.4 million that he turned down. They know Smith is not thrilled...
Via Cavaliers Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Cleveland Cavaliers Bring Back J.R. Smith?

When J.R. Smith made his decision to opt out of a deal that would have paid him $6.4 million for the 2015-16 season, he had visions of a multi-year deal worth approximately $8 million or more a season. Those visions have turned out to be a nightmare for the 11-year veteran, since minimal interest in the 29-year-old guard has put the Cleveland Cavaliers in the position of dictating...
Via Cavaliers Nation
25 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith: ‘I Just Want to Be Somewhere I Can Make a Difference’

J.R. Smith has been a free agent for what seems like forever. For a player who opted out of his $6.4 million deal for the 2015-16 season, one would think that Smith would have been signed by now. After over a month of free agency, that has not been the case. While it’s been a frustrating situation for both the Cleveland Cavaliers and their streaky shooter, Smith has clarified exactly...
Via Cavaliers Nation
28 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith to meet with Cavs this week

In what has been a quiet free agency for J.R. Smith, the guard said that he will meet with the Cavaliers later this week to discuss a new deal, in an interview with Joe Vardon of the Northeast Ohio Media Group. When Smith declined his $6.4 million dollar player option for the 2015-16 season on June 26, he had the mindset that he could get more money in free agency, either from the...
Via Waiting For Next Year
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith on regretting opting out: 'Uh, I mean, yes and no'

J.R. Smith appeared to find a new lease on life — not to mention an opportunity to resurrect his NBA career — when he landed with the Cleveland Cavaliers after being jettisoned by the New York Knicks in a midseason, three-team trade. That’s what made his decision to decline the player option on his contract...Read More The post J.R. Smith on if he regrets opting out of deal...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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