Why the Warriors' blowout win didn't prove that they're truly better than the Cavaliers

The Warriors' first-half performance against the Cavaliers Monday night in Oakland was something close to perfect.The Warriors dominated the pace, the paint, 3-point arc, and the scoreboard, opening up a 78-49 advantage at the break en route to an emphatic and resounding 126-91 win.Golden State had something to prove with their play Monday — they had lost the last four games...
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11 hours ago

Can NC State ask anymore of Dennis Smith Jr? Fair or not, they need to

No one should be pointing the finger at a freshman who is averaging 20 points and 6 assists per game. It’s not Dennis Smith Jr’s fault that NC State is struggling to an early 1-4 ACC record. In fact, Smith has been the only one consistently filling up the stat sheet for the Wolfpack. He’s the one taking and making most of the shots. That being said, NC State is in trouble....
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20 hours ago

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...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith’s daughter born five months premature

JR Smith appeared on an “Uninterrupted” video Saturday to share some serious news concerning his family. The Cavaliers guard and his wife Jewel recently announced that they were expecting their third daughter. Unfortunately there was a complication, and the girl was born five months premature. “We know we’re not the only family going through this, who has been through this...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Cavaliers finalizing trade for Kyle Korver

The Cleveland Cavaliers are apparently looking to add a 3-point shooter to their roster. The Vertical’s Shams Charania and Adrian Wojnarowski report that the Cavaliers are finalizing a deal with the Atlanta Hawks to acquire veteran Kyle Korver. Atlanta will receive a 2019 first-round pick and Mike Dunleavy Jr. as part of the deal. Korver, 35, has been one of the league’s premier...
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11 days ago  |  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...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith to have thumb surgery

J.R. Smith is set to undergo thumb surgery on Friday, according to a report. The operation will likely keep him out 4-6 weeks. ESPN’s Chris B. Haynes shared the news about the Cleveland Cavaliers guard: Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith scheduled to have surgery on thumb Friday, league sources tell ESPN. Typically recovery of 4-6 weeks. — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes)...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Dellavedova mobbed by former Cavs teammates as he receives ring

Most of the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers team stayed together after coming back from a 3-1 deficit to stun the Warriors. For the two players that didn’t, their former teammates had a nice surprise in store for them when they made their first returns to Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. First it was Timofey Mozgov when the Lakers came to town last Saturday, and now Matthew...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: J.R. Smith needs thumb surgery, faces extended absence

The Cleveland Cavaliers will reportedly be without J.R. Smith for quite a bit of time. Smith, who the Cavs reportedly fear broke his thumb on his shooting hand Tuesday night, will apparently need surgery that will keep him out for a while. Cavs fears realized today with JR Smith. He will need surgery on his thumb and will be out an extended period, sources said — Brian Windhorst...
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith introduces world to ski mask-wearing 'alter ego'

A bizarre incident on the court involving J.R. Smith on Tuesday night during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 118-101 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks was without question patented J.R. Smith-type behavior. Shockingly, though, it only served as a warm-up act to his antics in the locker room after the game, which involved Smith introducing the world to the his ski mask-wearing "alter ego...
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November 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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