#NBATwitter Responds To JR Smith's Soup-Throwing Suspension

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Smith will regain his starting spot after his suspension is over, Lue told reporters Thursday.

Smith is considered to be one of Cleveland's most talented perimeter players.

The Cavaliers' decision to suspend J.R. Smith for one game stems from an incident between Smith and assistant coach Damon Jones in which Smith threw a bowl of soup at Jones, ESPN's Brian Windhorst and Dave McMenamin report.

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said Smith did not address the team over the latest drama for a team that has had no shortage of theater this season.

Smith attended Thursday's morning shootaround, but the team did not announce his suspension until two hours before tip-off. "He'll be ready for tomorrow and be ready to go on Saturday (against Denver)".

Conte regrets letting Matic join Man United
Conte and Mourinho have traded poisonous barbs this season, culminating in the pair saying they felt "contempt" for each other. Redknapp added that Mourinho should show more faith in the 24-year-old, who United spent £89.3m on just two summers ago.

JR Smith was drafted 18th overall in the 2004 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Hornets straight out of high school. The sad part is that Smith has been the definition of inconsistent this season, shooting under 40% from the field for the fourth time in his career.

Smith, the former Knick, is averaging 8.3 points per game in 29.3 minutes this season and now is mired in a 4-for-22 swoon from the field over his past three games.

Jones, a former Cleveland guard, has been with the Cavs as a coach since 2014 after working his way up from the franchise's G-League squad.

Rodney Hood will start in Smith's place against the Sixers.

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