NBA: Los Angeles Lakers acquire JR Smith

NBA: Los Angeles Lakers acquire JR Smith

The Los Angeles Lakers signed US shooting guard JR Smith on Wednesday.

“OFFICIAL: Welcome to the squad, @TheRealJRSmith!,” the Western Conference franchise said on Twitter.

JR Smith, 34, played for the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2015-2019 and won the NBA title in 2016.

He will be playing alongside superstar LeBron James at the Lakers. The two were teammates at the Cavaliers.

Smith was a free agent as the Cavaliers waived him in 2019.

The paused 2019-20 season in the NBA will begin on July 30 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Florida. (Anadolu)

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