J.R. Smith scored 22 points with five rebounds, one steal and six 3-pointers in 37 minutes against the Raptors on Saturday.
J.R. Smith was held to five points in Tuesday's win over the Raptors, shooting 1-of-5 from the field and 0-of-3 from deep.
Coach Tyronn Lue said J.R. Smith has become the Cavs' best defensive player this year.
J.R. Smith struggled for Cleveland during Sunday's Game 4 win, going just 1-of-4 from the field on his way to three points, two boards, one steal, two block and two turnovers in 28 minutes.
The Cavaliers set an all-time NBA record with 25 made 3-pointers during Wednesday's lopsided Game 2 victory, aided by J.R. Smith's 23 points and 7-of-13 shooting from downtown.
J.R. Smith (groin) was able to practice on Thursday.
J.R. Smith (groin) was withheld from Wednesday's practice.
J.R. Smith made 3-of-9 from the field for nine points with nine rebounds, three assists, one steal and three 3-pointers in 37 minutes against the Pistons on Friday.
J.R. Smith drained seven 3-pointers en route to 21 points on Wednesday, as the Cavs earned a 2-0 series lead vs. the Pistons.
J.R. Smith scored nine points on 3-of-9 shooting Sunday, to go with three rebounds, three assists, two 3-pointers and two steals in 35 minutes.
J.R. Smith (rest) will not suit up for Wednesday's game against the Pistons.
J.R. Smith was on fire vs. the Bulls on Saturday, scoring 24 points on 8-of-16 shooting.
J.R. Smith failed to connect on a 3-pointer vs. the Pacers on Wednesday, scoring 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting with two assists, one block and zero turnovers in 24 minutes.
The Cavaliers cruised past the Bucks on Tuesday behind J.R. Smith's 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting from beyond the arc.