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It's easy to dismiss J.R. Smith as a punchline of a shooting guard. But there's a reason why Los Angeles is adding the veteran for the stretch run—and it's not for ...

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Report: Lakers finalizing deal with JR Smith

5 days ago by NBA.com

The Los Angeles Lakers plan to add veteran guard JR Smith to their roster for the season comeback in Orlando, according to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski ...

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What Can JR Smith Bring LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers?

5 days ago by Bleacher Report

JR Smith hasn't played an NBA game since November 2018, but with Avery Bradley opting out of playing in the NBA bubble, the Los Angeles Lakers are ...

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Report: JR Smith Signing With Lakers Through End Of Season

5 days ago by CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – LeBron James is set to reunite with J.R. Smith. Sources told the New York Times' Mark Stein that the Lakers are finalizing a deal with ...

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Report: JR Smith Signing With Lakers Through End Of Season
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Report: Lakers nearing a deal with J.R. Smith - Lakers Outsiders

5 days ago by Lakers Outsiders (blog)

The Los Angeles Lakers and former Cleveland Cavaliers swingman J.R. Smith are near an agreement to add him to their playoff roster.

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Report: Los Angeles Lakers Finalizing Deal with Free Agent Guard ...

5 days ago by Last Word on Pro Basketball (blog)

The Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a deal with free agent guard JR Smith for the remainder of the 2020 NBA season in Orlando.

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Report: J.R. Smith Signing With Lakers Through End Of Season

5 days ago by CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – LeBron James is set to reunite with J.R. Smith. Sources told the New York Times' Mark Stein that the Lakers are finalizing a deal with ...

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Report: Lakers Expected to Sign J.R. Smith

5 days ago by Sports Illustrated

The Lakers reportedly are expected to finalize a deal with free agent J.R. Smith before the NBA's "transaction window" closes Tuesday.

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Lakers Rumors: JR Smith Contract Expected to Be Finalized Ahead ...

5 days ago by Bleacher Report

Veteran shooting guard JR Smith is expected to sign a deal with the Los Angeles Lakers for the rest of the 2019-20 season, according to Marc Stein of the New ...

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Lakers finalizing deal to sign J.R. Smith as replacement player ...

5 days ago by CBSSports.com

Smith is expected to replace Avery Bradley, who opted out of the NBA's resumption plan.

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J.R. Smith, Lakers Finalizing Deal | SLAM

5 days ago by SLAM Online

The Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a deal with veteran free agent J.R. Smith, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Smith's name had been linked to the.

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Lakers Rumors: JR Smith Wouldn't Upgrade Rotation in Avery ...

5 days ago by Bleacher Report

The Los Angeles Lakers may have interest in free agent JR Smith, particularly since Avery Bradley is choosing to sit out the league's restart in late July at the ...

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Lakers Rumors: J.R. Smith to reunite with LeBron James, sign in L.A.

5 days ago by Silver Screen and Roll

LeBron James and J.R. Smith will try to go to the NBA Finals together again, this time as members of the Lakers.

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Report: Lakers finalizing deal with J.R. Smith

5 days ago by Sportsnaut

Report: The Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a deal with free-agent guard J.R. Smith to reunite him with LeBron James for the NBA's return.

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J.R. Smith to reportedly sign with Lakers, reunite with Cavs ...

5 days ago by Yahoo Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers need some help in their backcourt, and it seems like they've found it. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, J.R. Smith and the ...

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Sources - Lakers finalizing deal with JR Smith

5 days ago by ESPN

The Lakers are finalizing a deal with guard JR Smith, sources told ESPN.

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Lakers set to sign guard JR Smith for the rest of NBA season

5 days ago by Los Angeles Times

Former Cavaliers guard JR Smith, who played with LeBron James in Cleveland, will replace Avery Bradley on the Lakers roster.

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Lakers set to sign guard JR Smith for the rest of NBA season
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Lakers Expected To Sign J.R. Smith

5 days ago by hoopsrumors.com

Smith will replace Avery Bradley on the Lakers' roster for the restart of the 2019/20 season.

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J.R. Smith Beats Up Man Who Allegedly Smashed His Car Window ...

1 month ago by Vulture

Professional basketball player J.R. Smith can be seen kicking a man who allegedly smashed the former Cleveland Cavalier's car window during the L.A. ...

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VIDEO: JR Smith beats up looter who damaged car in George Floyd ...

1 month ago by INSIDER

"I chased him down and whupped his ass," J.R. Smith later said in a video addressing the altercation with the looter.

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Former Cavs guard JR Smith beats up alleged truck vandal

1 month ago by Yahoo Sports

Former Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith is seen in video published by TMZ Sports on Sunday beating up a man that Smith said damaged his truck during ...

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WATCH: J.R. Smith attacks man for allegedly breaking car window

1 month ago by 247Sports

As the protests and riots continue after the death of George Floyd — a 48-year-old African-American man killed while in police custody in Minneapolis — sports ...

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JR Smith beats up man he alleges broke a window on his truck

1 month ago by Los Angeles Times

Former NBA star JR Smith is captured on camera beating up a man who he alleges broke a window on his truck while protests were going on nearby.

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NY Knicks: J.R. Smith attacks man for allegedly smashing his truck ...

1 month ago by Daily Knicks

Former New York Knicks star JR Smith got into an altercation over the weekend in Los Angeles.

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Ex-NBA player J.R. Smith punches, kicks man who allegedly ...

1 month ago by Fox News

Former NBA star J.R. Smith attacked a man who allegedly vandalized his car during the unrest in Los Angeles over the death of George Floyd, according to ...

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J.R. Smith beats up alleged vandal during George Floyd protests

1 month ago by New York Post

J.R. Smith was caught on video beating up a man, who allegedly vandalized Smith's car during the George Floyd-fueled protests in Los Angeles.

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JR Smith beats up man who allegedly damaged his truck

1 month ago by ESPN

JR Smith beat up a man who allegedly damaged his truck during protests in Los Angeles, according to video posted by TMZ Sports.

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JR Smith beats up man who allegedly damaged his truck
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Video shows J.R. Smith beating up a protester for allegedly breaking ...

1 month ago by For The Win

J.R. Smith took matters into his own hands in Los Angeles.

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J.R. Smith seen on video beating up alleged truck vandal: 'I chased ...

1 month ago by Yahoo Sports

The NBA veteran released a video explaining his actions before the emergence of the video.

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Cavaliers waive JR Smith, clearing the way for veteran to become unrestricted free agent

11 months ago by CBSSports.com

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finally moving on from J.R. Smith. Unable to find a trade partner, the team has waived the veteran swingman. Smith will now be an unrestricted free agent. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Los Angeles Lakers will not ...

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Cleveland Cavaliers waive guard JR Smith

11 months ago by USA TODAY

CLEVELAND – J.R. Smith's never-a-dull-moment run with the Cavaliers is over. Cleveland released the colorful shooting guard Monday before his $15.6 million contract for next season became guaranteed. The Cavs had been trying to trade Smith for months, ...

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Forecasting The Cleveland Cavaliers' Future After Waiving JR Smith

11 months ago by Forbes

The Cleveland Cavaliers officially waived shooting guard J.R. Smith this evening according to The Athletic's Shams Charania bringing his time with the Cavaliers officially to a close after being exiled by the team back in mid-November. Cleveland will stretch ...

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NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Chris Paul's Status, Possible JR Smith Trade and More

11 months ago by Bleacher Report

The NBA rumor mill finally quieted down after an eventful offseason hit its peak with the shocking news that Kawhi Leonard and Paul George were teaming up on the Los Angeles Clippers. Still, the NBA is a 24/7/365 news cycle with player-movement chatter ...

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Fuentes: Cavs liberará a JR Smith el lunes

11 months ago by ESPN Deportes

Los Cleveland Cavaliers liberarán al guardia JR Smith el lunes, antes de que su contrato para la próxima temporada se convierta en garantizado, y entonces él será agente libre, según confirmaron fuentes a ESPN.

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Cavaliers waive JR Smith, clearing the way for veteran to become unrestricted free agent, per report

11 months ago by CBSSports.com

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finally moving on from J.R. Smith. Unable to find a trade partner, the team has waived the veteran swingman, according to a report from The Athletic's Shams Charania. Smith will now be an unrestricted free agent. According to ...

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Six Potential NBA Teams That Could Sign JR Smith

11 months ago by Complex

The J.R. Smith run in Cleveland is over after five seasons. Today, the Cavs waived the guard, which will make him a free agent in the coming days. This has long been expected, though not many people have speculated where J.R. will end up for next season.

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NBA Rumors: Where Will JR Smith Land After Getting Waived?

11 months ago by Sports Illustrated

The New Zealand Breakers are trying to convince Joakim Noah to play in Australia's National Basketball League next season. (Marc Stein, New York Times). • The Cavaliers explored trading J.R. Smith to the Warriors in exchange for Andre Iguodala earlier ...

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Reports: Cavaliers waive JR Smith

11 months ago by NBA.com

The Cavaliers refused his request and said at the time that Smith would, "no longer be with the team as the organization works with JR and his representation regarding his future." Smith was a key contributor during the Cavaliers' championship run in 2016 ...

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Three Possible Destinations For JR Smith

11 months ago by The Big Lead

As a people, we have suffered from a lack of J.R. Smith in our lives over the last 12 months. Only one season after his catastrophic blunder ruined a vintage LeBron James performance (and perhaps any hope Cleveland had of beating Golden State), Smith ...

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NBA rumors: Cavaliers offered JR Smith-Andre Iguodala trade to Warriors

11 months ago by NBCSports.com

J.R. Smith forever will be remembered for his gaffe against the Warriors in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals. One year later, the Cavaliers reportedly tried to send the shooting guard to Golden State. The Cavs tried to trade Smith to the Warriors for Andre ...

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Sources: Waived JR Smith not headed to Lakers

11 months ago by ESPN

The Cleveland Cavaliers waived guard JR Smith on Monday before his contract for next season was guaranteed, allowing him to become a free agent once he clears waivers. A reunion with former teammate LeBron James does not seem to be on the horizon ...

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Sources: Waived JR Smith not headed to Lakers
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Ideal Landing Spots for NBA Free Agent JR Smith

11 months ago by Bleacher Report

But Smith has struggled with his shot in recent years. Since 2016-17, among the 115 players with at least as many three-point attempts, Smith ranks 66th in three-point percentage and 113th in true shooting percentage. And after only appearing in 11 games in ...

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The Cavaliers are moving on from JR Smith

11 months ago by New York Post

For teams looking to add another shooter to their rosters, a former NBA champion is set to become available. The Cleveland Cavaliers will waive and stretch JR Smith before his contract for next season becomes guaranteed Monday, according to ESPN. Smith ...

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Cavaliers' JR Smith to be waived if not traded by Monday, per report

11 months ago by CBSSports.com

In addition, Chris Fedor of Cleveland.com reported on Monday morning that the most likely scenario involving Smith would be that the Cavaliers ultimately waive the veteran on Monday afternoon by utilizing the stretch provision in the league's CBA in order to ...

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: JR Smith Expected To Sign With Lakers If Waived After Cavs Trade

1 year ago by LakersNation.com

After winning one championship in four consecutive NBA Finals appearances with James, it is not surprising Smith has been linked to the Lakers heading into free agency. While Smith only played in 11 games during the 2018-19 season, he shot at least ...

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NBA Free Agency Rumors: JR Smith Expected To Sign With Lakers If Waived After Cavs Trade
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Los Angeles Lakers rumors: Why the team should sign Carmelo Anthony

1 year ago by LA Sports Hub

Anthony is one of the few players, alongside other rumored target J.R. Smith and 2018 Laker JaVale McGee, that can sign that deal and still contribute. The importance here is Anthony's role and the Lakers (specifically LeBron James) making sure that he is ...

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Carmelo Anthony Could Be Headed to the Lakers

1 year ago by Complex

This week, it was reported that the Cavs were looking to trade Smith to a team that would likely waive his contract. Once he becomes a free agent, it is assumed that J.R. Smith will join the Lakers. The addition of himself and Anthony to Los Angeles would be a ...

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JR Smith podría reunirse de nuevo con LeBron James en Los ...

1 year ago by Marca Claro USA

¡J.R. Smith! Los angelinos estarían esperando que los Cavaliers lo traspasen o lo corten para que quede libre y poder negociar su fichaje. Según Yahoo Sports, Smith sería petición expresa del propio Lebron James, que quiere a la 'vieja guardia' a su lado ...

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LeBron James is ready to rescue JR Smith from NBA purgatory

1 year ago by New York Post

Could a LeBron James-J.R. Smith reunion be in the cards? After Sunday, Smith's contract becomes fully guaranteed at $15.6 million, so it's not in the interest of a rebuilding Cleveland Cavliers team to keep the guard at that cost. Smith, who signed his deal ...

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NBA Rumors: JR Smith Could Reunite With LeBron James In Los Angeles

1 year ago by Fadeaway World (blog)

Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes revealed on Monday that the Cavaliers are currently attempting to trade away Smith's partially guaranteed contract. According to Haynes, the team that the Cavaliers trade the guard to will most likely waive him. After that, it's ...

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Los Angeles Lakers rumors: JR Smith could join team after buyout

1 year ago by Lake Show Life

There have been plenty of Los Angeles Lakers rumors popping up about how the team will fill out their roster. An interesting name popped up recently. In an interview with Yahoo! Sports, Chris Haynes, an NBA Insider, said J.R. Smith is likely to end up with the ...

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Lakers Rumors: JR Smith, Kyle Korver among players LeBron could recruit in free agency

1 year ago by Blasting News United States

In the Yahoo Sports' 2019 NBA free agency preview, Sr. NBA writer Chris Haynes mentioned sharpshooter Kyle Korver and enigmatic guard J.R Smith as two potential targets for the Lakers. The Lakers are currently working very closely with the New Orleans ...

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Lakers Rumors: JR Smith, Kyle Korver among players LeBron could recruit in free agency
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Cavs: Post-2019 NBA Draft and summer league preview roundtable

1 year ago by King James Gospel

It was reported throughout the last few months that the team, and general manager Koby Altman, in particular, believed they could acquire another first-round pick (either in the 2019 NBA Draft or in future drafts) in exchange for J.R. Smith's team-friendly ...

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Report: NBA executives think Lakers are most likely destination for Carmelo Anthony

1 year ago by AOL

... the team is done throwing overboard everything that isn't nailed down in the name of cap space. One of those spots could be reserved for a big-name free agent. Some more could be filled out by old teammates of James' like Kyle Korver and J.R. Smith.

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