J.R. Smith And Marcus Smart Are Keeping The Cavs-Celtics Rivalry Alive And Well

The NBA season doesn’t start for another nine days, but J.R. Smith and Marcus Smart are already back on their bullshit. In the first quarter(!) of last night’s Cavs-Celtics preseason game, Aron Baynes and J.R. Smith got into a scuffle when Baynes appeared to try and pull a Kelly Olynyk on Smith’s shoulder. After Smith…

Tristan Thompson, Apparently Forgetting Everything That Happened This Summer, Talks Shit About East Contenders

LeBron James left the Cleveland Cavaliers this summer. You may have heard. He is now a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. His minutes on the Cavaliers will be used by some combination of Cedi Osman, Rodney Hood, and I guess David Nwaba. Here is video evidence that Tristan Thompson somehow managed to miss all of that:

Marcus Smart Is Reportedly "Disgusted" At Lack Of Communication From Celtics

Marcus Smart deserves far more than the one-year, $6 million deal he’ll likely have to settle for. And he’s angry about it. According to a report by the Boston Herald, he has not been contacted by Celtics management—and, presumably, any other teams’—since free agency began on July 1, and he’s “hurt and disgusted.”