J.R. Smith (thumb) Tweeted in response to a recent report suggesting he could return to action within the next three weeks saying: "Please don't believe the hype, [I] still a ways to go."
J.R. Smith recovery from right thumb surgery has reportedly been going very well, and there's a chance he could return to the court within the next three weeks.
J.R. Smith is expected to return by April and "play at least a few" regular season games, according to the Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
J.R. Smith hasn't done any cardio exercises since fracturing his thumb on Dec. 20, but hopes to receive clearance to begin working out at his doctor's appointment on Friday.
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.