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WATCH: The new Cavaliers 3D player intro is pretty amazing

If you thought the Cavaliers' intro video that debuted at the beginning of the season was good, wait 'til you see the new one. After a number of changes to their roster, the Cavs decided that it was time to spruce up their already awesome player intro video that is shown on the "Humungotron" prior to every home game. The new video includes highlights of J.R. Smith, Timofey Mozgov...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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FanDuel NBA lineup for Jan. 30

It’s FanDuel NBA Friday with $150k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $150k NBA shots is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are nine games being played Friday night in the NBA. MATCHUP TIME (ET) AWAY TV HOME TV NAT TV Minnesota at Philadelphia 7:00 PM FSN CSN Portland at Atlanta 7:30 PM CSNN TSOH Houston at Boston 7:30 PM ROOT CSNN...
Via Sports-Glory
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Is Not One For Kyrie Irving’s Bullsh*t

Following Kyrie Irving’s career night, one reporter asked whether Kyrie Irving’s game-winning three-pointer was a drawn up play from the Cavs’ huddle. Irving answered that ‘it was a call made by the team and that every decision is a team one’. J.R. Smith apparently didn’t agree with Irving’s answer. Smith even mentioned the moment with […] The post J.R. Smith Is Not...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith’s Funny Response to Kyrie’s 55 Point Game (Photos)

JR Smith is loving life in ‘TheLand.” The Cavs shooting guard is flourishing in Cleveland and provided this hilarious photo from last nights post game interviews where Kyrie Irving thanked his teammates for helping him score 55. Irving was just being humble, but ‘Swish’ wanted no parts of it, and told the truth in his own way. That moment when your teammate...
Via Thacover2
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J.R. Smith’s reason for being re-energized in Cleveland is both hilarious and frustrating

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith has been re-energized since being acquired by Cleveland from the New York Knicks. Smith’s reason for his resurgence will leave you either frustrated or laughing – depending on whether you’re a Knicks fan or not. Smith has already had four 20 point plus games in his first 11 games as a Cavalier. In addition, Cleveland is currently riding...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith says Cleveland is good for him because there's nothing to do there

J.R. Smith averaged 10.9 points in 24 games with the lowly Knicks this season. Since being traded to Cleveland on Jan. 5, Smith is scoring 14.3 points per game. According to the shooting guard, the better play has been a result of getting away from New York City's nightlife. Smith, who had his share of controversies in the Big Apple, told NBA.com that the lack of action in Cleveland...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Says No Nightlife in Cleveland Has Helped His Game

JR Smith was living in New York City, one of the biggest cities in America for nightlife. A lot of people blamed Smith’s off days with the Knicks on him partying, drinking, and being out late.  They don’t have that nightlife in #theland, so Smith has been able to focus on hooping. During an interview with David Aldridge, he spoke on how the change of lifestyle has affected...
Via Thacover2
2 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith: Lack of partying in Cleveland is better than NY

JR Smith has had a bigger role in 11 games with the Cleveland Cavaliers than he had with the New York Knicks. While he’s still shooting just 40 percent from the field since the trade, Smith is averaging 14.3 points and 32.7 minutes per game with the Cavs. Is that because he cut back on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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LeBron, Klay, JR, and Injecting Strangers: While We’re Waiting…

Welcome to the final Wednesday of January 2015. This winter hasn’t been that bad, right? We probably have three more months of it to look forward to, but aside from a couple bad spells, I think we’ve been fairly fortunate in Cleveland thus far. I was in South Korea this time last year and have only heard Biblical tales of the Polar Vortex, but I’m glad you all survived it....
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Kyrie and LeBron Enough for Seventh Straight Win: Pistons vs Cavs Behind The Box Score

Detroit Pistons (17-29) 95 Cleveland Cavaliers (26-20) 103Box Score Seven heaven. Kyrie Irving and LeBron James were enough offense together to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 103-95 win on the road against the pesky Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Irving finished with 38, including 16 in the fourth quarter, and James collected 32 points of his own, with 10 in the final period...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Air pressure nonsense, Cavaliers roster moves, and Cleveland music, While We’re Waiting

Happy Tuesday WFNY! Hopefully all your balls are fully inflated as we begin this Tuesday journey. Speaking of segues, how about this deflate-gate b.s.? Here we are, just a few days away from the biggest sporting event in American culture, and all anyone wants to talk about is how much air pressure was in some footballs. It seems crazy to me. I get it, there are rules and teams and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY Stats & Info: J.R. Smith is taking a ton of threes

J.R. Smith has now played 10 games in the Wine & Gold for the Cleveland Cavaliers. In those 10 games, he has attempted a stunning 85 three-point shots. Quickly, Smith is climbing up the franchise’s all-time leaderboard in long-distance shot attempts. From the great research database of Basketball-Reference.com, here’s where Smith currently stands. Warning: The list is pretty...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Six Down and Six Up. Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Oklahoma City Thunder (22-22) 98 Cleveland Cavaliers (25-20) 108 Box Score After ending their six-game losing streak last Thursday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cleveland Cavaliers entered Sunday afternoon’s game on a five-game winning streak following their best performance of the year against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. Before Sunday’s contest against...
Via Waiting For Next Year
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs' Unbalanced Roster Led To Poor Body Language, Effort

Several unnamed players on the Cleveland Cavaliers came to the realization that their roster was not built to get any further than the second round before they made a series of trades in January. One player said the frustration of an "unbalanced roster probably contributed" to the players' poor body language and effort level. Another said "it was never Coach [David] Blatt's fault...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Leveled By Brick Wall-Like Screen From Kendrick Perkins

J.R. Smith got crushed by a screen from Kendrick Perkins during the Cavs sixth straight victory over the Thunder.
Via Gamedayr
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Kevin Durant Has Words For LeBron After Throwing Down Monster Dunk (Video)

I think the words he used were, JR Smith is too little. It was a great drive and finish by the Thunder star and reigning MVP. h.t Athony Slater
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant throws down dunk after going around J.R. Smith

Kevin Durant continues to add to his highlight reel this season. Heck, this MONTH. KD goes around J.R. Smith and throws it down for the power slam: That wasn’t very nice, Kevin. We’re going to tell on your mom. *** Kevin Durant pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Thunder Obsessed.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason For Showering Before Games

So far J.R. Smith has been as good as advertised for the Cleveland Cavaliers since being acquired from the New York Knicks. What has been the good-luck touch for Smith? Well, it could be the pregame showers the 29-year-old takes for an interesting reason. Via Ohio.com’s Jason Lloyd: Funny moment pregame. I noticed Smith walking out […] The post J.R. Smith Has Hilarious Reason...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Cavaliers: Why J.R. Smith is Exactly What This Team Needed

Chucker. Knucklehead. Low IQ player. Headcase. All of these words have been used over the years to describe one Earl Smith III, better known simply as J.R. Throughout the course of his decade-long career, Smith has established himself as one of the most polarizing and frustrating basketball players on the planet, and his antics have earned him his fair share of detractors. In fact...
Via Cavaliers Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

JR Smith Half-Court Alley-Oop To LeBron James Was A Thing Of Beauty

J.R. Smith, LeBron James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers continued the hot play Friday against the Hornets. Watch as Smith finds James on this half-court alley-oop. The post JR Smith Half-Court Alley-Oop To LeBron James Was A Thing Of Beauty appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

J.R. Smith tossed a half court pass to LeBron James for the alley-oop dunk

J.R. Smith tosses the half court pass to LeBron James for the alley-oop dunk.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers: Behind the Box Score

Charlotte Hornets (18-26) 90 Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) 129 Box Score It was a week and a day before Friday night’s game that I wrote in this space about how the Cavaliers broke free from the grip of the six-game losing streak that had been suffocating them since the start of 2015. Was it only eight days ago? Nay, it couldn’t have been! It must have been many seasons and many...
Via Waiting For Next Year
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Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Charlotte Hornets Game Recap: Cavs Exterminate Hornets for Fifth Straight Victory

(Cleveland, OH) – In arguably their most complete performance of the year, the Cleveland Cavaliers (24-20) demolished the Charlotte Hornets (18-26) by a score of 129-90 on Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. In a seemingly flawless game, the Cavs dominated the Hornets from the opening tip and led by as many as 49 points on multiple occasions. “You can’t stop the train in the...
Via Cavaliers Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

LeBron Throws Down Half-Court Alley-Oop From JR Smith (Video)

J.R. Smith has only played in nine games with the Cavaliers, but he’s loving life with LeBron James. Smith and James combined for a highlight reel alley-oop from halfcourt. h.t Vinny
Via Thacover2
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: J.R. Smith assists LeBron from half court on alley-oop

The Cleveland Cavaliers are having a really easy time against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. Their 75-40 halftime lead was the largest in franchise history. And with plays like this from J.R. Smith and LeBron James, it's easy to see why the Cavs are firing on all cylinders. What an alley-oop! This is what Cleveland has been waiting to see all season long. Although, with J...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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