Lakers Adding J.R. Smith For Remainder Of Season

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The Lakers are reportedly finalizing a deal to sign JR Smith for the rest of the season. Smith has been out of the NBA since July 2019, when the Cavaliers waived him. The shooting guard has familiarity with Lakers star LeBron James, as the two played together for three seasons and won a Championship together with the Cavaliers in 2016. Rosters for the NBA restart must be turned in to the league office by Wednesday.