J.R. Smith asks LeBron James to save him a spot on his super team
After LeBron James said earlier this week that he hopes to one day play with several of his NBA player friends, his current Cavaliers teammate J.R. Smith requested he not be left off the super team roster.
“That would be dope. That’d be sick,” Smith said of the dream team, according to the New York Daily News. “I’d like to see it. I just hope they save me a spot and I’m on the team.”
James told Bleacher Report he would take a pay cut to play on the same team as Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chis Paul. Anthony also expressed his willingness to take home less money if it meant the four stars could play together.
Smith and Anthony played together for nine seasons—with the Denver Nuggets and the New York Knicks—before Smith was traded to the Cavaliers during the 2014–15 season, where he currently plays with James. Smith has also previously been teammates with Paul.