Video: LeBron James invades J.R. Smith’s interview with Richard Jefferson
The Cleveland Cavaliers are headed to the conference finals again after blowing the Toronto Raptors out of the water on Monday with a 128-93 victory. The 35-point win was the most among all series-clinching triumphs by a LeBron James squad.
We’re not here to discuss how the Cavs ripped Toronto’s chest and pulled its heart out, though. We’re here to watch and enjoy this mini-reunion of former Cavs forward Richard Jefferson, J.R. Smith, and LeBron James.
Richard Jefferson learns a valuable lesson in his first sideline interview: Always be ready for LeBron to drop in 😂
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Jefferson played with the Cavs for two years and was part of the Cleveland team that won the championship in 2016. Last year, he was traded by the Cavaliers to the Atlanta Hawks along with Kay Felder, some cash, and a pair of draft picks for a couple of dudes named Dimitrios Agravanis and Sergey Gladyr.
Jefferson would then be waived by Atlanta but would later find a new home when the Denver Nuggets inked him to a one-year deal worth $2.3 million. Although he’s not tried on a Cavs uniform for a while now, Jefferson remains close to his former teammates, as one could see with the way he interacted with Smith and James.
With Jefferson in Cleveland, he’s probably a guest in the Cavs’ postgame celebration of the series win over the Raptors.