Barack Obama: J.R. Smith is having a great season

You read that correctly. Barack Obama — President of the United States, Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Armed Forces, leader of the free world — has publicly stated his opinion on Cavalier guard J.R. Smith. He tweeted about him, anyway. President Obama, who just recently got his own @POTUS Twitter handle,1 invited followers to ask him questions regarding climate change after...
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The Cavs are going to the NBA Finals! – Chat with WFNY on Spreecast

(Note: The broadcast will start at 8:30 PM Eastern) This is our second take on the Spreecast here at WFNY and Andrew and I couldn’t have a better topic. We’ll be talking about the Cavs unlikely sweep of the Hawks. Really, who thought the Cavs would sweep the Eastern Conference Finals? We’ll also be discussing some of the following. Was the East weak or did the Cavs raise their...
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WATCH: J.R. Smith, LeBron James, and Some Teammates Celebrate Making Finals With Champagne in the Hot Tub

When LeBron James left Cleveland it was so he could win an NBA championship. When he decided to return to Cleveland it was so he could bring a championship to his hometown team, the Cavaliers. After completing the sweep of the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals it looks like he is going to get that chance. It's just a matter of who the Cavaliers are going to play.While...
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Did Dellavedova Get An Invite To LeBron’s Bath Celebration?

This embed is invalid" />   That’s the only thing I can think of here because it’s a white guy’s nightmare to have to jump into a tub with a bunch of huge black dudes. You don’t even want to drop your drawers in such a situation. Hell, I’m conscious even watching this JR Smith IG video. That brings me to Dellavedova and how he celebrated last night...
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Why wasn’t Dwight Howard suspended for shot to Bogut?

Dwight Howard has nothing to do with Cleveland sports and due to the fact that his team, the Houston Rockets, trails Golden State 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals, he probably won’t for this season. That said, Dwight Howard was involved in a play against Andrew Bogut that was eerily similar to the one that J.R. Smith was involved during the Celtics series with Jae Crowder....
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Cavaliers celebrate in Hot Tub; 'Hard Knocks' news

LeBron James, J.R. Smith, Kyrie Irving and Iman Shumpert celebrated the Cavaliers Eastern Conference finals sweep of the Hawks by getting into the hot tub to sing, dance and drink champagne. SPEAKING OF THE CAVS Matthew Dellavedova's physical play against Atlanta didn't sit well with Hawks' radio play-by-play man Steve Holman, who referred to the Cavs guard as, "Tonya Harding...
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Cavs bring the good kind of chaos to Cleveland

It could only best be described as chaos. The playing floor of Quicken Loans Arena was covered in notecard-size wine and gold-colored confetti. Cavalier players were slowly filing off, having taken countless photographs with teammates, friends, and family, every one of them with an NBA Finals hat perched atop their head. General manager David Griffin weaved himself through the forest...
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J.R. Smith Interrupts Press Conference to Take a Selfie with LeBron James and Tristan Thompson

There's no telling when a Kodak moment will present itself. After the Cavaliers took care of the Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals, it...
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JR Smith’s mom quotes Drake after sweep of Hawks

J.R. Smith was a major contributor in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Eastern Conference Finals sweep of the Atlanta Hawks, and his mother could not be more proud. After the Cavs won Game 4 in convincing fashion, Smith’s mother, Ida Smith, used a line from a Drake song while reflecting on what has been a tumultuous season...Read More
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Cavs to NBA Finals...but first: To a homoerotic romp in a hot tub (video)

Cleveland Cavaliers J.R. Smith tagged LeBron James, Kendrick Perkins, Iman Shumpert and Kyrie Irving for some hot tub loving. Reminds one of the ole Flaming Heat! LeBron James Super Duper Gay Nike CommercialFollow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Cleveland Cavaliers Players Get Turnt In The Shower To Celebrate Conference Championship

The Cavs easily dispatched of the Atlanta Hawks Tuesday night to earn their first NBA Finals trip since 2007. Of course the championship starved city was pretty damn excited about getting another shot at the Larry O’Brien Trophy this year, but as you can imagine a team with JR Smith on it was not going [&hellip The post Cleveland Cavaliers Players Get Turnt In The Shower To...
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Cavaliers sweep Hawks, earn 2nd-ever NBA Finals spot

  The Cleveland Cavaliers advanced to the NBA Finals for the second time in team history with a 118-88 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night. LeBron James scored 23 points, Kyrie Irving returned after missing two games and Cleveland won the Eastern Conference title by seeping Atlanta. “I just want to tell you, man. What you did for this team and for this city...
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J.R. Smith Took A Selfie During The Cavs Press-Conference, Takes A Shot At The Knicks

J.R. Smith, following a little champagne in the locker room after Tuesday’s sweep of the Hawks, took a selfie with Lebron James and Tristan Thompson while at the Cavs’ post-game presser. #JustSaying A photo posted by JR Smith (@teamswish) on May 26, 2015 at 9:23pm PDT Here’s how it looked from the TV: JR Smith […] The post J.R. Smith Took A Selfie During The Cavs Press-Conference...
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Cavs Celebrate Finals Appearance By Drinking Champagne In The Hot Tub

The Cleveland Cavaliers are rocking their NBA Finals hats and drinking champagne to celebrate Tuesday’s sweep over the Hawks. J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert shared some videos of the guys having some fun in the hot tub. What more can I say!! ##JustSaying @k1irving @imanshumpertthe1st @perk_409 A video posted by JR Smith (@teamswish) on May 26, […] The post Cavs Celebrate Finals...
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Officiating In Focus: What Happens Before A Flagrant Foul?

Credit for this column goes to Crossover Chronicles reader Robert Barnard, who made the following point during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors: @crossoverNBA the nba should focus on that every flagrant has been preceded by 2 or 3 non calls that led up to the flagrant — Robert Barnard (@cubsncards) May 26, 2015 ...
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Officiating In Focus: What Happens Before A Flagrant Foul?

Credit for this column goes to Crossover Chronicles reader Robert Barnard, who made the following point during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals between the Houston Rockets and the Golden State Warriors: @crossoverNBA the nba should focus on that every flagrant has been preceded by 2 or 3 non calls that led up to the flagrant — Robert Barnard (@cubsncards) May 26, 2015 ...
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Cavs vs. Hawks Game 3: Behind the Box Score

Atlanta Hawks – 111 Cleveland Cavaliers – 114 Cavs lead series 3-0 Box Score It’s so easy to be a cynic these days. We now have the ability to greet every asserted truth — no matter how slight or insignificant — with skepticism and have the means to support that skepticism. It’s never been easier to make someone look like an fool. Exhibitions of sentimentality or...
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Cleveland Cavaliers: Analyzing Game 2 v. Atlanta

Fans in Atlanta showed up to Friday night’s Eastern Conference Finals Game Two with a lot of excitement.  They had a reason to be excited as well.  Though their Atlanta Hawks fell in Game One at home, they played well.  The Cleveland Cavaliers won that game largely due to an outstanding performance by J.R. Smith.  Though Smith is a streaky shooter, it would have been very surprising...
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Cleveland Cruises to 2-0 Series Lead Over Atlanta

The best of seven series between the Atlanta Hawks and the Cleveland Cavaliers is only two games deep, but a 2-0 lead has been a disaster for the Hawks who appeared headed for elimination. While the Warriors held homecourt out west and head to Houston with a 2-0 lead, the Atlanta Hawks failed to take a single thing away from their two games at home to start their series. Well, that’s...
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How Years of Preparation Helped J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert Soar in 2015

Back in January of 2014, it was hard to imagine then-New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith putting on the type of shooting performance he displayed for the Cleveland Cavaliers against
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The injury to DeMarre Carroll gives Hawks minimal chance to KO Cavs

During the 4th quarter of the Hawks/Cavs game it seemed the Cavs had control of the game due to the play of J.R. Smith and LeBron James, but something happened during that quarter that would place a stamp on the entire series. DeMarre Carroll while pressing the issue on a fast break started his euro step between J.R. Smith and LeBron James and his knee exploded. The play looked so...
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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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LeBron James Gives Funny Response To Question About The JR Smith Trade

Asked about the Cavs’ trade to acquire JR Smith, LeBron James gave this funny response following Wednesday’s Game 1. “Yeah, I got him. Get him here and I’ve got him.” The post LeBron James Gives Funny Response To Question About The JR Smith Trade appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Why Head Coach David Blatt is in a Lose-Lose Situation

The Eastern Conference finals began on Wednesday when the Cleveland Cavaliers dismantled the Atlanta Hawks, 97-89 thanks to the hot shooting of one J.R. Smith. Most experts are split on how the series will play out, but one thing is for certain: no matter how the Cavs’ season ends, Head Coach David Blatt will be blamed if anything goes wrong. To understand Blatt’s situation...
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J.R. Smith Likes Contested Shots, Thinks Open Ones Are ‘Kind Of Boring’

J.R. Smith had a great game against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, and now it looks as though the NBA is just too easy for him. The Cleveland Cavaliers swingman scored 28 points off the bench during Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals en route to a 97-89 victory for the Cavs. Smith shot 10-of-16 from the field and 8-of-12 from the 3-point line, and...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss
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