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J.R. Smith when he heard about Chris Paul trade: ‘This league is crazy’

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Cleveland Cavaliers sharpshooter J.R. Smith is known for “making it rain” on the hardwood, but he is also a great amateur golfer. In fact, “Swish,” as Smith is known, was on the links today with Ricky Fowler at the Quicken Loans Pro-Am when he learned of Chris Paul’s trade from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Houston Rockets.

After hearing of Paul’s trade, Smith, seeming a bit surprised, offered up a few words to reporters who were gathered nearby, saying: “This league is crazy. It’s just the way the league is going. The league is in a frenzy because of the Golden State Warriors.”

In return for Paul, the Clippers will receive guard Patrick Beverly, guard Lou Williams, forward Sam Dekker, Montrezl Harrell, and a top-3 protected 2018 first-round draft pick. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Paul and Rockets guard James Harden were determined to play together. Now, it looks like their dream will come true.

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