PHOENIX, AZ – JANUARY 13: J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 13, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kyrie and Love face the heat, but J.R. Smith remains the Cavs’ wild card

The Golden State Warriors survived J.R. Smith in last year’s NBA Finals — mostly because they were better than the Cleveland Cavaliers, but partly because J.R.’s shot didn’t come alive until it was too late for his team. Remember how Game 6 ended? It was seemingly a done deal midway through the fourth quarter. The […]