Breaking: J.R. Smith’s left knee MRI results return clean
Cleveland Cavaliers starting shooting guard J.R. Smith left the game with a left knee injury after floating a shot up and into the basket during Monday night’s victory over the Raptors. After leaving the team to return to Cleveland for an MRI, Smith and the team received some good news. According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, Smith’s MRI results came back clean and he will remain day-to-day.
Sources: Cleveland guard J.R. Smith's left knee MRI returned clean today. He's expected to be day-to-day. Smith injured knee Monday.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 6, 2016
White dealing with a sore knee over the past couple of days, Smith has his shooting percentages take huge dips, as he’s made just seven of his last 40 attempts from the field. On the season now, Smith is shooting just 31.1% from the field and 32.7% from downtown.
Here’s the play where Smith injured his knee.
Get well soon, J.R.