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JR Smith
Position: G
Born: 11/09/85
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Salary: $12,800,000
Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue called J.R. Smith’s in-game hug with a Milwaukee Bucks bench player — leading to a wide-open score for the opposition — an “embarrassing moment” and met with the Cavs guard to address the mental lapse Wednesday. “It was an embarrassing moment,” Lue said. “Me and J.R. talked about it. We’re just going to move forward. We had a discussion about it, he felt embarrassed about it. It was an embarrassing play. We talked about it. We’re moving on.”
1 week ago via ESPN
“Obviously we both know it wasn’t intentional, but it was just a lack of focus,” Smith said after practice Wednesday. “One of the multiple things that compounded onto the loss was just as a team we haven’t been as focused as we previously were. Winning and being who we are has a lot to do with that, but we’ve just got to overcome that and be better as a whole. It starts as individuals and then we can collectively become a group and team and have that mindset.”
1 week ago via ESPN