J.R. Smith’s thumb surgery was completed on Friday morning and the Cavs announced his "return to play timeline is currently projected at 12-14 weeks."
J.R. Smith (thumb) is scheduled to have surgery on Friday, according to Chris Haynes of ESPN.com.
J.R. Smith will reportedly require surgery to correct his broken right thumb, and he will miss an "extended period" of time.
The Cavaliers fear that J.R. Smith suffered a broken right thumb against the Bucks on Tuesday.
An MRI taken on J.R. Smith's right thumb was inconclusive.
J.R. Smith (right thumb injury) will not return to Tuesday's game vs. the Bucks.
DeAndre Liggins started the second half in place of J.R. Smith.
J.R. Smith had 14 points (5-of-8 shooting), four 3-pointers, 1 rebound, zero assists and a steal in Saturday's victory over the Lakers.
J.R. Smith started Wednesday's game but couldn't find the range, finishing with eight points on 4-of-15 shooting.
J.R. Smith finally broke out of his slump on Tuesday vs. the Grizzlies, notching 23 points on 8-of-17 shooting.
J.R. Smith (knee) returned to action on Saturday vs. Charlotte, scoring six points on 2-of-6 shooting (all from deep).
J.R. Smith will start with Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, Kevin Love and Tristan Thompson against the Hornets on Saturday.
J.R. Smith (knee) will not play against the Heat on Friday night.
J.R. Smith (knee) is questionable for Friday's game vs. Miami.