J.R. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

J.R. Smith echoes anonymous quote on Kyrie Irving

J.R. Smith doesn’t want to see Kyrie Irving go. Kyrie Irving’s trade demand has sent shockwaves throughout the Cavs organization and through the media landscape, and everyone is weighing in. Richard Jefferson reacted to the news live on his podcast, and an anonymous player chimed in on an ESPN report, indicating that he wanted Irving to stick around long-term. "Sure, we've had...
Via Fear The Sword
1 day ago

Sans the offseason drama, personal issues, and injuries, J.R. Smith is poised to bounce back

Not much has happened for the Cleveland Cavaliers this offseason. While other title contenders have shored up their rosters with key acquisitions, the best the Cavs have done so far was sign a decomposing Jose Calderon, an NBA vagabond who just can’t find a permanent home in Jeff Green, and an unproven youngster in Cedi Osman. Green and Osman look like decent additions at best...
Via Cavs Nation
1 day ago

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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson Chandler says Knicks shouldn’t have passed on Dennis Smith

Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler thinks the New York Knicks’ decision to draft Frank Ntilikina as their point guard of the future over Dennis Smith Jr. may ultimately come back to haunt them.Chandler, himself a former Knick, said in a tweet on Sunday that the Knicks shouldn’t have passed on Smith. The Knicks used the No. 8 overall pick in this year’s draft to select Ntilikina...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mavs reportedly serious contenders for Derrick Rose

Could a move to the Western Conference be in the works for Derrick Rose?The New York Post’s Marc Berman reported on Thursday that the Dallas Mavericks, despite their selection of Dennis Smith Jr. with the No. 9 overall pick in this year’s draft, are a “serious contender” to sign the former MVP point guard. The 28-year-old Rose, who averaged 18.0 points and 4.4 assists per...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  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

JR Smith won't call Warriors best team he's ever faced

JR Smith has quite an interesting take on the relative greatness of these Golden State Warriors.Addressing the media on Thursday, the Cleveland Cavaliers swingman was asked if the Warriors were the best team he has ever faced. He dropped this great response, per Rob Mahoney of Sports Illustrated. It was Blair Academy in New Jersey where future NBA players Deng and Villanueva ran...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 08, 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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