Swish: Cava­liers re-sign shoot­ing guard J.R. Smith

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - SPORTS -

J.R. Smith can be­ing launching away for the Cava­liers.

Af­ter sit­ting out most of train­ing camp, the free agent shoot­ing guard re-signed Satur­day with the de­fend­ing NBA cham­pi­ons, who now have all their start­ing pieces in place to be­gin de­fend­ing their title.

Smith made a fran­chise record 204 3-point­ers last sea­son and was a ma­jor con­trib­u­tor dur­ing the Cavs’ run to the first cham­pi­onship by a Cleveland team since 1964. His agents were in a stale­mate with the Cavs for weeks, un­able to come to terms on a deal to keep him in Cleveland.

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