Cavs J.R. Smith: MRI negative, out for game against Knicks

JR Smith at the 2015 Cavs media day. (Photo: Jen Steer/Fox 8 News)

CLEVELAND – The day after he injuring his left knee during a game against the Toronto Raptors,  Cleveland Cavs guard J.R. Smith’s MRI came back negative for structural damage.

He has been diagnosed with a knee hyperextension.

The team announced Tuesday evening that Smith won’t play in Wednesday night’s game in New York against the Knicks. His status is being listed as day-to-day as he receives treatment for his injury.

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