J.R. Smith and Cavaliers parting ways

It appears the now very strained relationship between J.R. Smith and the Cleveland Cavaliers will mercifully be put out of its misery. According to Joe Vardon, the guard will “no longer be actively” with the ballclub, as both side delve into his trade market. JR Smith will no longer be actively with the Cavs, a league source tells me. He is working with the team to trade him, and in the meantime will work out on his own — Joe Vardon (@joevardon) November 20, 2018 Vardon has stated the breakup…

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Wade to start at the 2; J.R. Smith to come off bench

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Head Coach Tyronn Lue announced that Dwyane Wade would start at shooting guard and J.R. Smith would come off the bench. Lue said he came to the decision a few days ago. When accessing Smith’s reaction to the decision, Lue said: He was fine…It’s tough, you’ve been in a position where you went to three straight Finals and you’ve been the starting two guard. But like I said its about sacrifice if you want to win. J.R. was great about it. Just knows he has to have a…

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Cavaliers and J.R. Smith agree on 4-year, $57 million deal

According to league sources, the Cleveland Cavaliers and J.R. Smith have come to terms on a four-year deal worth $57 million. The deal will guaranteed the guard $45 million over the first three years of the agreement. League sources relayed to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst the fourth year of the contract is not guaranteed. Yesterday Smith said in a video posted to Uninterrupted We are extremely happy and proud to say that we have agreed to terms to come back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, aka the champs, aka my brothers. It’s…

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