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J.R. Smith Gets Mistaken For Kyrie Irving, Handles It Well

The Cleveland Cavaliers welcome Kyrie Irving back into the fray via a 22-point drubbing of the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday afternoon. The euphoria over Irving’s return after six months of absence lasted even after play on the court has subsided.

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One of the interviewers was obviously feeling it when J.R. Smith was mistakenly referred to as Kyrie Irving, but Smith still handled the awkward moment in a cool and composed manner.

Simply put, Smith said:

I’ll be Kyrie. Let me get paid like Kyrie, too.

For the record, Kyrie Irving is getting paid $16 million while J.R. Smith gets $5 million this year alone. No offense to Smith, but Irving is indeed someone whom we’ll easily wish to become.

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