101 Facts About JR Smith

1. JR Smith was seen in the crowd at the Heat-Knicks game.

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2. JR Smith made the first basket of the game, but the Knicks shot just 38 percent against one of the league's best defensive teams.

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3. JR Smith showcased his passing game with a pair of nice dishes off penetration that resulted in 3-pointers for Knicks rookie Kevin Knox and Noah Vonleh.

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4. JR Smith could be a harder sell, considering his $14.7 million contract for this season.

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5. JR Smith was required to pay restoration fees and fines.

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6. JR Smith is son of Ida and Earl JR Smith, and has three brothers and two sisters.

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7. JR Smith made a franchise playoff-record 65 3-pointers, which were the fourth-most threes made by any NBA player in a single postseason.

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8. JR Smith ranked seventh in the league in 3-pointers made, setting a franchise single-season record.

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9. JR Smith helped the Cavaliers sweep the Hawks to reach the NBA Finals, where they lost to the Golden State Warriors in six games.

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10. JR Smith was named the NBA Sixth Man of the Year, becoming just the third player in franchise history to win the award, joining Anthony Mason and John Starks.

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11. JR Smith appeared in 35 games for the Knicks to finish the regular season, before appearing in all five of the Knicks' postseason games.

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12. JR Smith had four 50+ point games during the season.

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13. JR Smith played two seasons of basketball for Lakewood before transferring to Saint Benedict's Preparatory School in 2002.

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14. JR Smith tended to lie and vaingloriously recount his exploits, yet modern scholarship has verified portions of the information presented.

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15. JR Smith met Pochantas again after she traveled to England in 1616 with husband John Rolfe and son Thomas.

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16. JR Smith took some heat for showing up to an offseason event with blond hair, then admitted coach Mike Woodson made him dye it back.

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17. JR Smith stands to lose $252,000 in salary during the suspension.

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18. JR Smith is coming off his career season in which he scored 18.1 points per game and won the Sixth Man Award, but his off-the-court baggage prevented him from getting a whopping offer in free agency.

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19. JR Smith signed a three-year, $18 million free-agent contract this offseason—with an opt-out after Year 2.

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20. JR Smith will be suspended by the NBA for five games for violating the league's Anti-Drug Program, the league announced Friday.

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21. JR Smith had the printing press that made the newspaper destroyed, and had the city declare martial law.

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22. JR Smith killed his master and then wandered through eastern Europe and sailed briefly to Morocco before returning to England in 1604.

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23. JR Smith had fought as a mercenary in many European armies before he signed on to the Virginia Company's project at Jamestown which became the first permanent English settlement in America.

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24. JR Smith declared that he would be one of the instruments in fulfilling Nebuchadnezzar's statue vision in the Book of Daniel: that secular government would be destroyed without "sword or gun", and would be replaced with a "theodemocratic" Kingdom of God.

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25. JR Smith favored a strong central bank and high tariffs to protect American business and agriculture.

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26. JR Smith considered the US Constitution, and especially the Bill of Rights, to be inspired by God and "the [Latter Day] Saints' best and perhaps only defense.

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27. Over the next several years, JR Smith worked to produce what he reported was a translation of one of these rolls, which was published in 1842 as the Book of Abraham.

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28. JR Smith said that in June 1830, he received a "revelation of Moses" in which Moses saw "the world and the ends thereof" and asked God questions about the purpose of creation and man's relationship to God.

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29. JR Smith never said how he produced the Book of Mormon, saying only that he translated by the power of God and implying that he had transcribed the words.

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30. JR Smith claimed that his first recorded revelation was a rebuke from God for having let Martin Harris lose 116 pages of Book of Mormon manuscript, chastising him for "fearing man more than God".

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31. JR Smith said the Council had authority to decide which national or state laws Mormons should obey.

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32. JR Smith was then released on a writ of habeas corpus from the Nauvoo municipal court.

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33. JR Smith introduced baptism for the dead in 1840, and in 1841, construction began on the Nauvoo Temple as a place for recovering lost ancient knowledge.

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34. JR Smith ended the communitarian experiment and changed the name of the church to the "Church of Latter Day Saints", before leading a small paramilitary expedition called Zion's Camp, to aid the Missouri Mormons.

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35. JR Smith advised them to bear the violence patiently until after they were attacked multiple times, after which they could fight back.

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36. JR Smith said that the angel returned the plates to him in September 1828.

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37. JR Smith made his last visit to the hill on September 22, 1827, taking Emma with him.

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38. JR Smith suffered a crippling bone infection when he was seven and used crutches for three years.

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39. JR Smith said he experienced a series of visions, including one in which he saw "two personages" and others in which an angel directed him to a buried book of golden plates inscribed with a Judeo-Christian history of an ancient American civilization.

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40. JR Smith is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Nets due to a sprained right wrist.

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41. JR Smith fled Kirtland for Far West, Missouri, in 1838, but opposition arose once more.

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42. JR Smith found the plates buried in a stone box not far from his father's farm.

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43. JR Smith is a fan of chess and video games, and is known to take his mother on vacation every year, usually to the Canyon Ranch spa in Tucson, Arizona.

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44. In 2007 JR Smith starred in I Am Legend, a remake of the Charlton Heston film Omega Man, in which he battled bloodthirsty vampires.

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45. JR Smith fought aliens again in his next blockbuster, the comic sci-fi action film, Men in Black.

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46. JR Smith said, "My wife needs me, my daughter needs me.

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47. JR Smith is supposedly a huge fan of the Swedish well-known melodic heavy metal band Soilwork.

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48. JR Smith was nearly bankrupt in 1990, when the NBC television network signed him to a contract and built a sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, around him.

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49. JR Smith has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards.

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50. In 2015, JR Smith portrayed a con artist in the thriller Focus and the doctor who discovered the epidemic of chronic traumatic encephalopathy among NFL players in Concussion.

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51. In 2007, JR Smith starred in the post-apocalyptic science fiction I Am Legend.

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52. In 2004, JR Smith starred in the science fiction action I, Robot.

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53. In 2001 JR Smith portrayed heavyweight boxer Muhammad Ali in the biopic Ali.

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54. In 1999, JR Smith turned down the role of Neo in The Matrix in favor of Wild Wild West.

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55. In 1998, JR Smith starred with Gene Hackman in the conspiracy-thriller Enemy of the State.

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56. In the late 1980s, JR Smith achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince.

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57. JR Smith was born on September 25, 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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58. JR Smith says that everything started going uphill after he married Jewel.

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59. JR Smith drives to the bucket, loses his handle, but is able to rise up and knock it in.

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60. JR Smith says the Cavaliers "obviously know" that he would like to be traded after he was removed from the starting lineup and told he wouldn't be guaranteed playing time.

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61. JR Smith is not with the Cavaliers as the team tries to accommodate his request for a trade.

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62. JR Smith has a history of flagrant fouls against the Celtics that dates back to April 2013, when the NBA suspended him one game for elbowing guard Jason Terry in the face, WEEI reports.

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63. JR Smith admitted to driving an SUV through a stop sign and colliding with a car in Millstone Township, about 20 miles east of Trenton, in June 2007, according to ESPN.

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64. In 2009, JR Smith was sentenced to 90 days in jail for causing a car accident that killed his friend, although he was only ended up serving 30.

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65. JR Smith played a key role in their championship, scoring eight points in the third quarter of Game 7 to get the Cavaliers back in the game.

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66. JR Smith would fit that role and would give the Bucks more perimeter shooting.

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67. JR Smith has played in 11 game this season with the Cavaliers, averaging 6.7 points, 1.9 assists, and 1.6 rebounds.

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68. JR Smith "will no longer play or attend the Cavs' games".

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69. JR Smith have agreed to part ways, Joe Vardon of The Athletic reports.

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70. JR Smith will continue to get paid the $14.7 million he is due this season away from the team.

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71. JR Smith got into some problems with the Cavs earlier this year when he threw soup at an assistant coach.

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72. JR Smith would like to be traded away from Cleveland, as this move shows, but he isn't interested in negotiating a buyout in order to expedite his own exit.

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73. JR Smith leaves the Cavaliers, working with team on a trade, per report.

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74. JR Smith is officially listed as questionable and was a limited participant in practice all week, but is reportedly expected to.

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75. JR Smith is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Redskins, Jon Machota of The Dallas Morning News reports.

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76. JR Smith has been in the NBA since 2004 and has played with a more than a few teams, including the Cavaliers, the Denver Nuggets, and the New York Knicks.

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77. JR Smith tweaked his wrist in the last few days and could sit out on Wednesday.

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78. JR Smith will leave Cavaliers until team can find a trading partner.

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79. JR Smith is currently staying away from the team as the Cavaliers look for a suitor.

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80. JR Smith currently earns $14.7 million and is due $15.6 million next year of which a third is guaranteed.

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81. JR Smith has asked to be traded twice, but he's still here in part because he.

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82. JR Smith could be a good pick up for Chicago, whereas the Cavaliers would free up cap space by releasing Lopez in the summer.

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83. JR Smith was limited to just six minutes during Cleveland's loss to the Detroit Pistons on Monday night.

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84. JR Smith has reportedly left the Cleveland Cavaliers as both sides attempt to get a trade done.

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85. JR Smith was VERY important to all the winning the Cavs did over the past 5 years.

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86. JR Smith is the only person on the court who taught the Cavs were leading and dribbled the ball away.

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87. JR Smith remained a controversial figure during his playing career with a considerable number of driving violations which included an accident claiming the life of one passenger, Andre Bell.

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88. JR Smith will part ways as the team figures out the best route to part ways with the 15-year NBA veteran.

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89. JR Smith is earning $14.7 million this season, and $3.8 million of his $15.6 million salary for next season is guaranteed.

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90. In the wake of JR Smith saying the Cleveland Cavaliers are tanking, he is not with the team as it works on a trade, sources told ESPN's Brian Windhorst Tuesday.

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91. JR Smith is in his 15th season and making $14.7 million but has been reluctant to accept a buyout.

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92. JR Smith is playing 20 minutes and averaging a career-low 6.7 points per game.

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93. JR Smith came to the Cavaliers in a trade from the New York Knicks in 2015.

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94. JR Smith opted to stay at that time and vowed to be a positive influence.

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95. JR Smith came to the Cavaliers in a trade from the Knicks in 2015.

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96. JR Smith has been openly pushing for the Cleveland Cavaliers to give him an opportunity to play elsewhere, and the team has confirmed that they will do just that.

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97. JR Smith is owed $14 million this season and $15 million next, so he will be extremely difficult to trade.

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98. At that time, JR Smith promised he would be a positive influence.

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99. On the surface, JR Smith appeared to be the perfect redemption story for Clevelanders to clutch.

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100. JR Smith will stay away from the team, working out on his own where he can no longer bring morale down.

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101. In May 2012, JR Smith was arrested in Miami Beach, Florida for failing to appear in court in 2011 after he was cited for operating a motor-scooter with no valid license.

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