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J.R. Smith opts out of contract

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J.R. Smith did not inform the Cleveland Cavaliers he planned on opting into his $6.4 million contract for next season by Thursday's 11:59 p.m. ET deadline and thus will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 by default, according to Cavs general manager David Griffin.

"If it's the right situation for us, yeah," Griffin said late Thursday night when asked if the Cavs are interested in re-signing Smith. "We certainly intend to pursue those conversations."


I've always thought that J.R. Smith was overrated, dating back to when I scouted his team when he was in high school. I'm sure he'll get some unnecessary big bucks, though.