On Thursday, Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith revealed he’s requested a trade from the team.   CLEVELAND — On Wednesday, J.R. Smith said he was given the option to take a leave of absence from the Cleveland Cavaliers but opted not to. That, however, doesn’t mean he wants to stay in Cleveland. Following shootaround on Thursday, Smith […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – JR Smith had one of this best games for the Cavaliers of the NBA season on Wednesday night, and it came after a therapy dog visited the team’s morning meal and meetings. Smith himself posted on Instagram that he has a new best friend named REMINGTON (yes it’s spelled in all caps): HomeRunREMI as he’s […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Basketball fans on social media are having lots of fun after ESPN reported JR Smith earned a one-game suspension for throwing soup at assistant coach Damon Jones. TNT recreated one of the most famous scenes from the television show “Seinfeld.” One of the most watched episodes is the “The Soup Nazi”, Jerry and […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Before taking the court against the Sacramento Kings Wednesday night, Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James, JR Smith and Dwyane Wade drove across town to watch another basketball game. In a surprise visit to Garfield Heights High School, the NBA stars stopped by to watch the No. 1 ranked Bulldogs take on the Shaw Cardinals and they […]

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith, typically known for raining down 3’s at Quicken Loans Arena, will spend his off day handing out turkeys to families in need. The turkey giveaway will begin at 6 p.m. on Thursday at Warrensville Heights High School, located at 4270 Northfield Rd.   READ MORE: Cleveland19.com Article […]

Cleveland Cavaliers player J.R. Smith is denying that he sent a tweet following Game 3 of the NBA Finals that read, “Cavs in 7.” The tweet appeared to signal his confidence that the Cavs will win the next four games to take home another NBA championship over the Golden State Warriors, but some fans felt the […]

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Celtic’s last night 112 to 99 however J.R. Smith and family beat the odds yesterday. When prayers go up blessings come down, and when you walk in together you walk out together!! Congratulations to Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith and his wife Jewel, they walked out of the Hillcrest Hospital together to […]

CLEVELAND – Mothers of premature babies at Cleveland Clinic received a special gift from Cleveland Cavaliers star J.R. Smith on Mother’s Day. Smith’s wife Shirley “Jewel” and their daughter, Demi, delivered flowers to every single mother in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) Sunday. Mrs. Smith shared on her blog, My Kota Bear, that it […]

CLEVELAND– Just days ago, the wife of Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith was praying for patience. On Thursday, she experienced the ray of hope she needed. Shirley “Jewel” Smith gave birth to the couple’s youngest daughter in January. Dakota was five months early and weighed just 1 pound. Since then, Smith has provided updates on the […]

Cleveland Cavalier J.R. Smith and his Jewel shared back in January shared via social media the birth of their 3rd daughter Dakota. Dakota was born 5 months premature and weighed 1 pound. It has been important for J.R. Smith’s family to share their journey with Dakota for support to others as well as themselves, because […]

CLEVELAND– J.R. Smith shared a touching photo of his newborn daughter. The Cavaliers shooting guard and his wife Jewel revealed they were expecting their third child when Smith re-signed with Cleveland in October. The baby girl, named Dakota, was born five months early and weighed just one pound. On Friday, Smith posted a photo on Instagram […]

Cavs guard J.R. Smith and his wife Jewel shared some sad news on Saturday. The couple announced that the baby girl they had been expecting has been born 5 months early. Jewel said that the baby is 5 days old and weighs one pound. Her name is Dakota. They go on to say that the reason they […]