June 4, 2017, 7:50 pm
J.R. Smith shot 0-for-2 with two rebounds and a turnover in Sunday’s Game 2 loss.
As passive as he was on offense he was even more detrimental on defense. Smith fouled on a 3-point shot twice during his short 14 minutes in the game and didn’t look to score at all. He also tied teammate Tristan Thompson with the worst +/- at a minus-18. Coach Tyron Lue was unable to play Smith because of how awful he was in such a short time and with the Cavs already outgunned they’ll need someone to step up outside of the big 3.