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JR Smith
JR Smith
Position: -
Born: 09/09/85
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:220 lbs. / 99.8 kg.
Salary: $1,746,470
In the same year (2018) Smith and Dekker were teammates, the latter found himself in headlines after comments he made on social media. Dekker had a problem with an article his former teammate at Wisconsin, Bronson Koenig, tweeted out. The article was headlined: “White People Have No Culture.” In response to Koenig tweeting this, Dekker said in a tweet: “Don’t put it in my face that being a white guy is something I’m supposed to be ashamed of. I’m proud of who I am and so should you. But you’re Native American and also white BK. This article speaks very many untruths about most of our ‘culture’ that we supposedly don’t have.”
Storyline: Petty Warz
The Lakers signed Smith in July for their postseason push. He knew heading into the situation that his on-court opportunity would be limited, and it was. Smith played just 75 total minutes for L.A. during the playoffs. However, for Smith, the chance to write a new final chapter to the book of his career after he was waived by the Cavaliers in July of 2019 was extremely important. “For me, It was like no matter what they throw at me, I’m going to accept it and try to be a master of that role,” Smith said of his mindset after he signed with the Lakers. “I knew I wasn’t going to come in and play 25 minutes and stuff like that because I hadn’t played in over a year, and they already had their core team set. I knew it wasn’t going to be a situation where I was going to come in and play a lot.