Cavaliers head coach David Blatt said he's been very impressed by J.R. Smith's defense.
J.R. Smith caught fire against the Hawks during a Game 1 win on Wednesday, making 10-of-16 from the field for 28 points, eight rebounds, three assists, one steal, one block and eight 3-pointers.
J.R. Smith posted a picture of he and Iman Shumpert on Instragram after the Cavs' Game 6 win on Thursday (advancing them to the Eastern Conference Finals), with the caption: "One man's trash, is another man's treasure."
J.R. Smith again outplayed starter Iman Shumpert during Sunday's Game 4 win over the Bulls, scoring 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting, to go with three 3-pointers, three rebounds and one turnover.
Updating a previous report, J.R. Smith will again come off the bench for Game 4 against the Bulls on Sunday.
J.R. Smith will slide back into the starting lineup for Sunday's Game 4 in Chicago, sending Iman Shumpert back to the bench.
J.R. Smith made three clutch 3-pointers down the stretch against the Bulls on Friday, finishing with 14 points, two rebounds, one assist and four 3-pointers.
Iman Shumpert (groin) will start against the Bulls on Friday night with J.R. Smith coming off the bench.
J.R. Smith will return from his two-game suspension on Friday for Cleveland's Game 3 in Chicago.
J.R. Smith has been suspended for two games for his shot to Jae Crowder's face on Sunday.
J.R. Smith said his hit to Jae Crowder's head in Sunday's Game 4 win was unintentional.
J.R. Smith was ejected from Sunday's Game 4 against the Celtics for a Flagrant 2 foul against Jae Crowder.
LeBron James said that J.R. Smith is simply misunderstood, and he showered praise on him for his work ethic and defensive effort.
J.R. Smith stole the ball five times vs. Boston on Tuesday, adding seven points, four rebounds and one assist with one turnover in 34 minutes during the Cavs' Game 2 win.