1:33 AM EST, Wed January 28, 2015

Fantasy Update

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J.R. Smith scored just five points on 2-of-11 shooting on Tuesday vs. Detroit, adding one board, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer in 32 minutes.
Rotoworld 3 hours ago

J.R. Smith scores just 5 points vs. Pistons - J.R. Smith (G/F) Cleveland Cavaliers

J.R. Smith scored just five points on 2-of-11 shooting on Tuesday vs. Detroit, adding one board, one assist, one steal and one 3-pointer in 32 minutes.

No more 'late nights' for J.R. in Cleveland

J.R. Smith thinks Cleveland is “the best situation” for him and it’s not just because LeBron James is there. The way Smith sees it, the shooter might be able to find more consistency in his game in a city like Cleveland where there isn’t as much of a nightlife as New York City. J.R. Smith#5 SGCleveland Cavaliers2015 STATS GM24 PPG12.1 RPG2.7 APG3.0 FG%.402 FT%.692 In a conversation with NBA.com’s David Aldridge, Smith said living in Cleveland should help his game.
Plain Dealer Jan 26, 2015

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith and his bombs-away mindset: Bill Livingston

The Cavaliers' J.R. Smith says he can't make a shot if he doesn't take it. There are no fears about his reticence.
Fear The Sword Jan 26, 2015

David Blatt, the J.R. Whisperer

David Blatt has caught a lot of fire for his performance as the Cavs' head coach this season. However, his seamless integration of J.R. Smith into the Cavs' rotation has gone completely under the radar. J.R. Smith was supposed to be an Iman Shumpert tax. When the Cleveland Cavaliers traded for Smith and Shumpert in a three-team deal three weeks ago, conventional wisdom was that Shumpert was the key piece the Cavs were getting in the deal. He was the 3-and-D prototype with potential that was going to shore up the Cavs' perimeter defense and provide spacing in the Cavs' offense. Smith,...
Chronicle-Telegram Jan 26, 2015

Cavaliers Notes: J.R. Smith getting his shots

CLEVELAND — J.R. Smith has been getting the ball where he wants it — in his hands — since joining the Cavaliers. The 29-year-old had 14 points on 4-for-12 shooting from behind the arc Sunday as the Cavs defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 108-98 at Quicken Loans Arena. Since being acquired from New York in a Read More...The post Cavaliers Notes: J.R. Smith getting his shots appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
News-Herald Jan 25, 2015

Cleveland Cavaliers notes: J.R. Smith's transition has been smooth

Shooting guard J.R. Smith has fit perfectly into the Cavaliers system.He came to the Cavaliers in the three-team trade with New York and Oklahoma City on Jan. 5 with much baggage.The Cavaliers wiped the slate clean and started over."He came in with a great attitude, great energy and a real desire to be part of a winning team," Cavaliers coach David Blatt said.
New York Daily News Jan 23, 2015
Ex-Knick J.R. Smith throws half-court alley-oop to LeBron

Ex-Knick J.R. Smith throws half-court alley-oop to LeBron

If J.R. Smith is really good at anything, it's chucking a basketball toward the hoop from way beyond the arc.
Plain Dealer Jan 22, 2015

Was Kyrie Irving's alley-oop to Kevin Love vs. the Jazz the Cavaliers' play of the season?

Kyrie Irving's steal on the fast break, J.R. Smith's volleyball tap over his head and Irving's alley-oop to Kevin Love gave the a Cavaliers a 74-48 lead over the Jazz in the third quarter got EVERYBODY watching the game -- either at the arena or at home -- out of their seats in unrestrained, fist-pumping jubilation.
New York Daily News Jan 21, 2015
Carmelo: J.R. Smith was right, Knicks were on 'eggshells'

Carmelo: J.R. Smith was right, Knicks were on 'eggshells'

J.R. Smith's recent charge that "everyone was walking on eggshells" under the Knicks' new regime wasn't the first time he's made that claim.
New York Post Jan 21, 2015

Carmelo Anthony: Why J.R. Smith’s better off with Cavs

PHILADELPHIA — Carmelo Anthony has seen J.R. Smith play in wine-and-gold and toasted his recent success, believing his old buddy is finally in the right frame of mind and has “clarity.’’...
Newsday Jan 21, 2015

Carmelo Anthony agreed with J.R. Smith's 'eggshells' comment

Carmelo Anthony agreed with J.R. Smith's assessment that people were "walking on eggshells" because of the change in regime and system that team president Phil Jackson and Derek Fisher instituted.

Melo: J.R. playing with "clarity" for Cavs

PHILADELPHIA -- It’s a small sample size, but so far, J.R. Smith looks like a new man since leaving the Knicks. Taking his 0-for-5 debut out of the equation, Smith’s per-game scoring (plus-6.1 percent) and 3-point field goal percentage (plus-7 percent) have increased since he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers. “He’s playing well,” Carmelo Anthony said Wednesday morning. “I know what type of game he has and what he can do, so he looks comfortable out there, he looks like he’s settling in very well.
New York Post Jan 20, 2015

J.R. Smith: LeBron a more hands-on leader than Carmelo

Leave it to J.R. Smith to sum up the difference between Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James. The outspoken shooting guard is uniquely situated to comment on the contrasting leadership abilities...
Plain Dealer Jan 20, 2015

Acquired for games like Monday night against Chicago, new additions Timofey Mozgov and J.R. Smith show their value

The Cleveland Cavaliers made a pair of recent trades with one thing in mind: finding a way to close the existing gap that separated them from the rest of the top-level Eastern Conference foes.
Plain Dealer Jan 12, 2015

J.R. Smith says he felt his elbow hyperextend, but doesn't expect to miss time

J.R. Smith tells Northeast Ohio Media Group that he felt his arm hyperextend but he doesn't foresee missing games.

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