JR Smith turns down $1.6 million contract from Jiangsu Dragons

by JT Sutton | Cavaliers Correspondent | Sun, Sep 1st 10:44pm EDT

According to Emiliano Carchia of Sportando, JR Smith has turned down a $1.6 million contract offer from the Jiangsu Dragons of the Chinese Basketball Association. (Emiliano Carchia on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

After publicly accusing the Cleveland Cavaliers front office of tanking, Smith spent the remainder of the 2018-2019 season away from the team. Smith was subsequently waived in July. While Smith will be turning 34 next week, he still offers scoring ability that could especially benefit a team’s second unit. The dismissal of Jiangsu’s contract offer may signal confidence that other NBA suitors will come calling as the season nears.

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