J.R. SMITH is finally getting the college-athlete experience he missed out on nearly two decades ago.The 16-year NBA veteran who skipped college basketball, won two world championships and made millions is now a freshman walk-on for the ...
Aug 24, 2021
NBA
FOR Jordan Clarkson, his NBA Sixth Man of the Year award in this 2020-21 season is his homage to those who won this honor before, a few of them former teammates."I pay this for all the guys who have won ...
May 25, 2021
IN the giddiness of their celebration, it looks like the Lakers forgot one of their own in the bubble arena.Multiple screencaps of JR Smith's (@teamswish on Instagram) IG stories showed comments from Lakers guard Quinn Cook (@qcook323) asking the team ...
Oct 12, 2020
THE LAKERS continue their Disney cruise to the championship trophy with a never-in-doubt Game 2 win against a depleted Heat lineup.From the opening tip to the final whistle, it was a Lake Show all the way.Fans on Twitter ...
Oct 3, 2020
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THREE-time All-Star and former Los Angeles Lakers player Glen Rice said the focus shouldn't be placed on the team's stars but rather on LA's supporting cast entering the playoffs.Things are expected to change ...
Aug 16, 2020
NBA
JR Smith and Alex Caruso got he chance to shake off the rust as the Lakers big guns sat out, leading the way to a 123-116 victory over the Washington Wizards in an NBA tuneup game on Monday in Orlando (Tuesday, ...
Jul 28, 2020
NBA
ALL set for his NBA return, JR Smith showed on Instagram Live the room, food and other things in the Lakers hotel, but was told to shut it down.Smith, signed by the Lakers after Avery Bradley opted out of the NBA ...
Jul 11, 2020
NBA
LOS ANGELES - JR Smith was not ready to wrap up his 15-year NBA career when he left the Cleveland Cavaliers in late 2018, and the ensuing 20 months were not much fun for the veteran shooter."I went through a very ...
Jul 7, 2020
NBA
LOS ANGELES - J.R. Smith has joined LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers for their championship push.The Lakers announced their long-anticipated signing of Smith as a substitute player Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), the first day allowed under the rules ...
Jul 2, 2020
NBA
AS the Los Angeles Lakers plug one hole, it remains uncertain if there is another void to fill.Lakers GM Rob Pelinka said they are still unsure of the Dwight Howard situation, after the big man expressed apprehension over the NBA restart ...
Jul 1, 2020
NBA
DANNY Green says it will be tough but the Los Angeles Lakers need to make things work without Avery Bradley.The Lakers play in the the NBA's season resumption in Florida without Bradley, who last week said he needs to be ...
Jul 1, 2020
NBA
THE LeBron James-JR Smith reunion at the Los Angeles Lakers is nearly a reality.The Lakers are merely ironing out kinks of a contract that will sign Smith for the remainder of the season.Marc Stein of the New York Times ...
Jun 30, 2020
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NBA free agent JR Smith was seen kicking and punching a man who he claimed vandalized his car during protests in a Los Angeles residential area.Smith, who last suited up for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is seen kicking the man several times ...
Jun 1, 2020
NBA
FREE agent JR Smith is meeting with the Milwaukee Bucks, whichis looking to add a wing shooter, according to reports.Smith, who played a crucial role in Cleveland's championship run in 2016, is trying to find a new team after clearing ...
Jul 20, 2019
NBA
CLEVELAND - J.R. Smith's never-a-dull-moment run with the Cavaliers is over.Cleveland released the colorful shooting guard on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) before his $15.6 million contract for next season became guaranteed. The Cavs had been ...
Jul 16, 2019
WHILE the entire basketball world awaits Kawhi Leonard's decision, the rest of the NBA teams have begun to take shape after the second and third days of free agency. Isaiah Thomas will have the chance to reclaim lost glory with his ...
Jul 4, 2019
THIS was a year when many of the most memorable games required working overtime.There was Alabama's sudden victory in the college football championship, not to mention the US women capturing Olympic gold in a thrilling hockey shootout.Of course, ...
Dec 29, 2018
NBA
NEW YORK - The NBA has fined Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart and forward Aron Baynes and Cleveland Cavaliers forward J.R. Smith for an on-court shoving match in their exhibition game.NBA discipline boss Kiki VanDeWeghe fined Smart $25,000 for ...
Oct 9, 2018
NBA
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - As the Cavaliers wandered around posing for silly photographs, reading radio promotions and doing interviews, everything felt different.This media day was nothing like the past four. Cleveland heads into the season with very little buzz, zero drama and low ...
Sep 25, 2018
NBA
WHILE the confounding endgame gave birth to epic memes, somebody now owns an actual piece of sports memorabilia to commemorate JR Smith's Game One gaffe.Smith's jersey from the 2018 Finals fetched US$23,548 (around P1.25 million) at ...
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Jun 23, 2018
The dust had long settled, but sports fans continue to talk about the "monumental mental blunder" of Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.\n It will be recalled that with 4.7 seconds left in the ...
Jun 7, 2018
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