• 'I don't think the goal is to win': J.R. Smith adamant he wants out of Cleveland

    19 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Update, 1 p.m. ET: J.R. Smith is reportedly done playing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, per The Athletic, while he vies for a trade. JR Smith will no longer be actively with the Cavs, a league source tells me. Original post: J.R. Smith leaves no doubt in his latest comments about the Cleveland Cavaliers: the team is tanking and he wants no part of it.
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  • JR Smith done in Cleveland as Cavaliers attempt to trade veteran guard

    JR Smith done in Cleveland as Cavaliers attempt to trade veteran guard

    19 days ago - By USA Today

    A month after requesting a trade, the Cleveland Cavaliers announce JR Smith is no longer with the team as it works to trade the veteran shooter.
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  • Cavaliers release statement on JR Smith situation

    19 days ago - By Yardbarke

    JR Smith has been openly pushing for the Cleveland Cavaliers to give him an opportunity to play elsewhere, and the team has confirmed that it will do just that. In a statement released on Tuesday, the Cavs thanked Smith for his contributions to the organization and announced that he is working with both the team and his representation “regarding his future.” In other words, the Cavs are trying to trade Smith. At 33 and owed $14 million this season and $15 million next, that will not be easy. Smith said he does not want his time in Cleveland to end with a buyout, but that may end up being...
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  • JR Smith, Cleveland Cavaliers part ways as team continues to work on trade

    JR Smith, Cleveland Cavaliers part ways as team continues to work on trade

    19 days ago - By Cleveland

    The team announced Tuesday that Smith will no longer be with the team as the organization works with Smith and his representatives regarding his future.
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  • Report: J.R. Smith done with the Cavaliers

    19 days ago - By Yardbarke

    After helping the team to four consecutive NBA Finals appearances and one title, veteran guard J.R. Smith's days with the Cleveland Cavaliers are over. According to Joe Vardon of The Athletic, Smith is now officially away from the Cavaliers as he helps facilitate a trade to another team. Smith, 33, was taken out of Cleveland's rotation earlier in the season and has only suited up for 11 games. He's averaging just 6.7 points on 34 percent shooting from the field. Smith's best season came back in 2012-13 with the Knicks when he averaged 18.1 points per outing. Unfortunately, the Cavs might...
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  • Report: JR Smith Will No Longer Actively Be With the Cavaliers

    Report: JR Smith Will No Longer Actively Be With the Cavaliers

    19 days ago - By SLAMonline

    JR Smith will no longer actively be with the Cavaliers and is working with the team on a trade, according Joe Vardon of The Athletic. The breakup is reportedly “amicable” and no buyout is currently being negotiated:
    JR Smith will no longer be actively with the Cavs, a league source tells me. He is working with the team to trade him, and in the meantime will work out on his own
    - Joe Vardon November 20, 2018
    The breakup is ‘amicable,' the source said, and the two sides are not working on a buyout at this time
    - Joe Vardon November 20, 2018
    Smith, 33, has been open about his desire to be...
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  • J.R. Smith reportedly leaves Cavs, working with team on trade

    19 days ago - By Yardbarke

    J.R. Smith has made it clear that he no longer wants to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and it sounds like the team is in the early stages of granting the veteran swingman his wish. Joe Vardon of The Athletic reports that Smith has left the Cavs to work out on his own, and he and the team have reached an “amicable” decision to part ways. A buyout agreement is not yet on the table, but Cleveland is said to be looking at possible trade scenarios. Smith said a few weeks ago that he feels he is no longer welcome in Cleveland, pointing to the way he had been been removed from the rotation and...
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  • JR Smith to take time away from Cavaliers, working on trade

    19 days ago - By Yardbarke

    Veteran guard JR Smith will no longer be actively with the Cavaliers, according to Joe Vardon of The Athletic. The Cavaliers reportedly gave Smith the opportunity to take time away from the club earlier in the season, but he turned down the offer at the time - it seems he has reconsidered it now. This development doesn't come as a huge surprise after Smith made comments suggesting that the Cavs weren't trying to win and that he didn't want to be part of a team if its goal wasn't “to compete, to win.” Smith had been a regular part of Cleveland's rotation over the last couple weeks but...
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  • J.R. Smith No Longer With Cavaliers

    J.R. Smith No Longer With Cavaliers

    19 days ago - By Hoops Rumors

    12:39pm: The Cavaliers have officially confirmed that Smith will no longer be with the team as the club and Smith's reps work to resolve his situation. Within their press release, the Cavs thanked Smith for his contributions to the franchise, including his role in the 2016 championship.
    12:21pm: Veteran guard J.R. Smith will no longer be actively with the Cavaliers , according to Joe Vardon of The Athletic , who reports that Smith will work out on his own going forward. Smith's camp and the Cavs are working together to find a trade, Vardon says, adding that a buyout is not a consideration...
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  • Report: J.R. Smith and Cavaliers separating as they seek trade

    19 days ago - By ProBasketballTalk

    Trade probably won't happen anytime soon
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  • Sources: Smith not with team as Cavs seek deal

    19 days ago - By ESPN

    JR Smith is not with the Cavaliers as the team tries to accommodate his request for a trade.
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  • J.R. Smith leaves the Cavaliers, working with team on a trade, per report

    19 days ago - By CBSSports

    Smith doesn't think that the Cavs entered the season with the intention of competing
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  • Report: JR Smith, Cavaliers Working on Trade After 'Amicable' Breakup

    19 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith will "no longer be actively" with the team as the two sides explore his trade market, according to a Monday report by The Athletic's Joe Vardon ...
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