Cleveland Cavaliers waive JR Smith, reports say

CLEVELAND– JR Smith is no longer a Cleveland Cavalier.

The team waived him on Monday, according to ESPN, who said Smith will have a $1.45 million cap over the next three seasons.

Earlier in the day, Smith posted a photo on Instagram of himself in a Cavs shirt.

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He had been with the team since 2015 and helped get the Cavs to an NBA championship in 2016. That same year, Smith signed a four-year, $57 million deal with the Cavs.

Smith played in 11 games last season before leaving the team in November.

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