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The Inglorious Reboot Of The Dion Waiters/JR Smith Power Rankings

Jonny Auping: Legacies. That's what you start to think about when given the opportunity to reboot a pillar of sports journalism like the JR Smith/Dion Waiters Power Rankings. Who among us doesn't stop to think about legacies? The legacy of JR Smith. The Legacy of Dion Waiters. The legacy of Alex Siquig, the only other person who I would trust this column in the hands of. The legacy...
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Our love for 'viral social media' NBA players

For most fans, there are three categories of NBA players we root for. If you pull for a particular team, you will ride or die with everyone on that roster. After that, there are superstar players – think Stephen Curry, James Harden, Giannis Antetokounmpo or Joel Embiid – who are worth your time on league pass. And then there's a special third category.When Dion Waiters was drafted...
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JR Smith shoots down report about return from thumb injury

J.R. Smith has some bad news for those who think he’ll be returning to action in a few weeks.ESPN reported on Monday that Smith is doing well in his rehab from the thumb surgery he underwent in December and is expected back by the middle of March. Smith responded to the report on Twitter later in the day. Smith was initially projected to be out 12-14 weeks, which would have put...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

The long-term gains of being in the LeBron business

When LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010, Dan Gilbert's franchise went from breaking even most seasons with an expensive payroll, and luxury tax on top of that, to turning a profit of $33 million during the 10-11 season. Despite being in a financially limited small market, The LeBron Economy was kept in place for that first season without him with Quicken Loans Arena...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith thinks Charles Barkley is jealous of LeBron James

JR Smith has a theory why Charles Barkley isn’t backing down on his comments about LeBron James.On TNT’s “Inside the NBA” last week, Barkley called James’ criticism of the Cavaliers front office “inappropriate” and “whiny.” You can see what else Barkley had to say here. That resulted in James absolutely unloading on Barkley after Cleveland’s loss to the Mavericks...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Who are the scrappiest defenders in the NBA?

As fans, we often classify players into self-made categories. Sometimes it's lazy stereotyping, but other times it can truly define an NBA player's role. One of the most common categories is the scrappy defender, the pest, the blue-collar worker, or the borderline dirty. There's an infinite number of names for this player, but you know who I'm talking about. In most cases, it doesn...
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27 days ago  |  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...
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January 13, 2017  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 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...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss
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