Tag : jr smith
JR Smith title : NBA Trade: Cleveland Cavaliers Should Shop JR Smith Contract; LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Need Better Backup
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers are on their way to becoming the Eastern Conference champions third year in a row. With LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love leading the Iman Shumpert squad, fans are confident that the team would be defending their NBA title in the Finals soon. However, a widespread fear has been plaguing the Tristan Thompson team as the JR Smith injury updates fail to bring in any good news - one that may lead to an NBA trade mid-season.
date : Dec 21, 2016 11:10 PM EST
JR Smith title : NBA Rumors: San Antonio Spurs Hint at JR Smith Deal; Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge Reject PF
summary : The San Antonio Spurs are looking into improving their roster following their surprising slide last season when they got eliminated in the playoffs courtesy of the Oklahoma City Thunder led by Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. While the Kawhi Leonard team remains a favorite this season, Gregg Popovich is also aware of the need to develop the lineup especially with the super team of the Golden State Warriors that is certain to dominate the Western Conference once again. Hence, it comes as no surprise that a JR Smith contract could be in the works with the LaMarcus Aldridge team.
date : Oct 04, 2016 06:41 AM EDT
JR Smith title : NBA Rumors: Miami Heat Consider JR Smith Contract; Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic Form New Big 3
summary : The Miami Heat looks to be closing in on LeBron James' territory as a JR Smith contract is said to be in the works for the Hassan Whiteside squad. With the Cleveland Cavaliers still dealing with the negotiations to re-sign the former New York Knicks star, Pat Riley seems to be swooping in to offer a lucrative deal. Without Dwyane Wade and possibly Chris Bosh in the roster, the Miami Heat are looking for a third man to complete their new set of Big Three.
date : Sep 21, 2016 02:00 AM EDT
JR Smith title : NBA Rumors: LA Lakers Confirm JR Smith Contract; D'Angelo Russell, Jordan Clarkson Welcome Cavs Star
summary : The Los Angeles Lakers have money to spend but no veteran star to splurge on this NBA offseason. However, it looks like their search is over as a JR Smith contract might be on its way soon. Can Luke Walton turn the former Cleveland Cavaliers star into the next Kobe Bryant for D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson? That is, can JR Smith become a powerful mentor to the young basketball stars?
date : Sep 14, 2016 10:23 AM EDT
JR Smith title : NBA Rumors: Chicago Bulls Sign JR Smith; Dwyane Wade, Jimmy Butler Get LeBron James Approval
summary : The move of the Chicago Bulls to sign veterans Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat and Rajon Rondo of the Sacramento Kings to form the three alphas with Jimmy Butler showed the direction the team plan to take. Moreover, the exit of Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol signified the end of an era for the Nikola Mirotic squad. To further boost their Eastern Conference chances, the Chicago Bulls are said to have recently signed Cleveland Cavaliers star JR Smith this offseason.
date : Aug 26, 2016 01:46 AM EDT
JR Smith title : NBA Rumors: Miami Heat Eye JR Smith Trade; Hassan Whiteside, Goran Dragic Want Cavs Star
summary : The Miami Heat roster remains to have big holes in both offense and defense despite losing LeBron James nearly two years ago. The problem worsened when Dwyane Wade opted to abandon ship and sign with the Chicago Bulls alongside Jimmy Butler and Rajon Rondo. With the Eastern Conference shaping up into a way more competitive division this NBA offseason, Pat Riley appears to be ready to finally bring out the big guns. Reports indicate that the Miami Heat are ready to offer a JR Smith trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
date : Aug 20, 2016 03:15 AM EDT
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Seal JR Smith Contract; LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Convince PG Return
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers just sealed the deal with LeBron James, who signed for a three-year deal with the Kyrie Irving team, and the JR Smith contract appears to have also reached its final stage. In his announcement, King James himself shared that the Kevin Love team must now focus on the former New York Knicks star. That is, LeBron James expects a JR Smith contract "done" now.
date : Aug 11, 2016 09:29 PM EDT
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers title : NBA Rumors: Houston Rockets Sign JR Smith; James Harden, Jason Terry Offer Max Deal To SF
summary : The Houston Rockets remain one of the few NBA teams that did not effect massive changes in their roster in the NBA offseason. Aside from re-signing James Harden and releasing Dwight Howard, no huge update has been confirmed by the Jason Terry team. However, it looks like the Houston Rockets have a very good reason not to join the fray of signing lucrative deals with free agents. Reports claim that The Beard and his crew target Cleveland Cavaliers' JR Smith as their biggest acquisition this NBA offseason.
date : Aug 05, 2016 05:35 AM EDT
LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers title : NBA Rumors: New York Knicks JR Smith Trade In The Works; Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis Add SF To Derrick Rose Team
summary : The New York Knicks are rebuilding their roster while also adding players who can boost their chances of actually making it to the NBA players. With the clock ticking for Carmelo Anthony, the Kristaps Porzingis squad added former Chicago Bulls superstars Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah. With "redemption" seemingly the team in the free agent moves of the New York Knicks, it comes as no surprise that JR Smith is another star in their list.
date : Jul 18, 2016 11:47 AM EDT
NBA: Finals-Cleveland Cavaliers at Golden State Warriors title : NBA Rumors: Golden State Warriors Eye JR Smith free Agency Contract; Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love Choose Iman Shumpert
summary : The Golden State Warriors ended their 2015-16 NBA season with a heartbreaking Game 7 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. While Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson broke the Chicago Bulls' Michael Jordan 72-win record in the regular season, they fell short in defending their title against LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving. However, it looks like the Golden State Warriors have a plan B in the works which also involves the Cleveland Cavaliers.
date : Jun 20, 2016 10:11 AM EDT
JS Smith title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers lose JR Smith; LeBron James, Kyrie Irving Boot PF
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers are gearing up for a possible rematch against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. With LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love playing better together as leaders of the basketball team, the chances of losing their Eastern Conference crown to the Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks or Boston Celtics. However, it looks like the Cleveland Cavaliers have another hurdle to get over this season. JR Smith, who is one of the core members of the team, might be thrown out of the league due to legal battles.
date : Mar 29, 2016 01:21 PM EDT
NBA: Cleveland Cavaliers at Washington Wizards title : NBA Rumors: LeBron James Gives Up, Kyrie Irving Quits; King James Calls Out Kevin Love, JR Smith For "Mental Mistakes"
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers are in trouble. Despite their success in the Eastern Conference, the Kevin Love squad is struggling to keep up with the issues eating up their potential and draining their talent. Moreover, the Cleveland Cavaliers appear to be incapable of working together as a team. In fact, this picture of a broken team has long been an issue for the JR Smith squad - an issue the team must fix right away before the Kyle Lowry's Toronto Raptors or Marcus Smart's Boston Celtics catch up with them.
date : Mar 01, 2016 02:36 PM EST
Kyrie Irving title : Cleveland Cavaliers Rumors: LeBron James Loses Hope on Kyrie Irving's Return; JR Smith, Tristan Thompson Take on Role
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers incurred their second straight loss in the hands of the Detroit Pistons. Garnering a final score of 104-99, the LeBron James failed to utilize the strengths of its NBA stars as well as execute the supposed foolproof strategies of head coach David Blatt. Apart from these concerns, the Cleveland Cavaliers are missing one key player: Kyrie Irving.
date : Nov 20, 2015 02:41 AM EST
Lebron James title : Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James Ends Kevin Love Feud; Tristan Thompson Fills In for Kyrie Irving, JR Smith Loss
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have vowed that the current NBA season will see them emerge as the champions, beating out every team in the basketball league and dethroning the Golden State Warriors. Prior to the start of the NBA season, LeBron James gathered his teammates including Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love, Iman Shumpert, JR Smith and Sasha Kaun to ensure in a voluntary training session in Miami in an effort to boost the Cleveland Cavaliers' chances of winning this time around. While the initial days of the training saw the Cleveland Cavaliers minus Tristan Thompson, the Canadian basketball star eventually bagged a better contract with the basketball team. Hence, it was a relief when the basketball star joined LeBron James and the rest of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the practice sessions. It appears, however, that the problems plaguing the promising basketball squad are not stopping anytime soon.
date : Nov 09, 2015 11:57 AM EST
LeBron James title : NBA News and Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Fear LeBron James Loss; Tristan Thompson Joins JR Smith, Iman Shumpert
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have been obvious favorites over the Golden State Warriors in the recently concluded NBA season. Fans and followers of the Cleveland Cavaliers hold the belief that the said NBA team would have undoubtedly dominated Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson's squad if only all of LeBron James' teammates had been healthy throughout the season - that is, if Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love overcame their injuries. Throughout the NBA offseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers have exhibited such a promising performance. In fact, it was earlier perceived that the biggest obstacle for the Cleveland Cavaliers had only involved the re-signing of Tristan Thompon. It appears, however, that the NBA team will have to contend with bigger problems this coming NBA season as star player LeBron James is still incapable of fully engaging in practices.
date : Oct 26, 2015 03:38 AM EDT
Cleveland Cavaliers Kevin Love, Lebron James, Kyrie Irving title : NBA News & Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers Welcome Sasha Kaun, D.J. Stephens; LeBron James Surrenders Tristan Thompson To Raptors
summary : Amid the stalemate in the negotiations of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson, the LeBron James team made yet another decision that could potentially spell the departure of the Canadian NBA star from the team. Earlier this week, the Cleveland Cavaliers officially signed Russian basketball star Sasha Kaun into the NBA team. Prior to this announcement, the 6-foot-11 center had been part of the training camp roster of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
date : Sep 12, 2015 02:23 AM EDT
Iman Shumpert title : NBA Rumors: Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James Reject JR Smith for Bad Attitude; Ex New York Knicks Star Abandoned by Iman Shumpert
summary : The Cleveland Cavaliers have been hard at work in building an NBA capable of helping LeBron James bring home the title this season. With the ongoing talks involving Tristan Thompson and his agent, Rich Paul, the discussions regarding the potential re-signing of JR Smith with the Cleveland Cavaliers appeared to have been shoved to the sidelines at the moment. With that in mind, the once valuable teammate of LeBron James remains stuck in free agency and no NBA team appears to be eager to sign him anytime soon.
date : Aug 19, 2015 02:12 AM EDT
Lebron James and Stephen Curry title : NBA Trade Rumors: LeBron James Signs With Cleveland Cavaliers, Wants Tristan Thompson, JR Smith and More
summary : LeBron James is no longer a free agent after signing a two-year, $47 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday. But the deal also puts pressure to the Cavs to keep building up the team for its next campaign in the 2015-2016 National Basketball Association (NBA) season.
date : Jul 13, 2015 06:37 AM EDT