LeBron James is optimistic something will get done with free agent J.R. Smith "sooner than later."
J.R. Smith will not attend the Cavaliers' minicamp this week.
According to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com, the Cavs would likely prefer a shorter contract for J.R. Smith.
J.R. Smith said he's hoping to get a deal soon.
J.R. Smith is in no rush to finalize a deal with the Cavs, according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders.
J.R. Smith isn't worried about contract negotiations because he's letting his agent handle everything.
J.R. Smith is still only talking with the Cavaliers, according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders.
J.R. Smith and the Cavaliers have remained in discussions on a multi-year agreement according to Shams Charania of The Vertical.
J.R. Smith is still negotiating with the Cavaliers, but the two sides reportedly aren't close to a deal.
J.R. Smith is reportedly looking to land a contract that will pay him roughly $15 million annually.
J.R. Smith said that he's "nervous" about choosing between re-signing with the Cavaliers or leaving for a bigger payday outside of Cleveland.
J.R. Smith is still expected to re-sign with the Cavs.
J.R. Smith hit two 3-pointers to finish Sunday's Finals-clinching victory with 12 points, four boards, two assists and one steal in 39 minutes.
J.R. Smith will not pick up his player option and will become an unrestricted free agent this summer.