J.R. Smith reveals on the 'All Things Covered' podcast that ex-Cavaliers teammate Sam Dekker was the only teammate he didn't like.
As the Nov. 18 NBA draft draws nearer, the Cleveland Cavaliers will take a closer look at Dayton forward Obi Toppin via a private workout this week in New Jersey, according to Cleveland.com's Chris Fedor. Fedor reported that general manager Koby Altman, assistant general manager Mike Gansey and head coach J.B. Bickerstaff will travel for the private, in-person workout and a meal, which will allow the team "to get to know him better on a personal level."
Derrick Jones Jr. Drawing Multiple Suitors Derrick Jones Jr., who is an unrestricted free agent this offseason, appeared to be a key part of the Miami Heat's future when he was a regular contributor during the 2019-20 campaign. He averaged 8.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.0 steals in 23.3 minutes per game during the regular season but suddenly was essentially a nonfactor in the playoffs as Miami made the NBA Finals.