Life post-LeBron 2.0 has hit the Cleveland Cavaliers as hard as the wind whipping off Lake Erie. The team is 2-13, dead last in the Eastern Conference.
Now, at least one player has reportedly left the team. J.R. Smith's tenure in Cleveland appears to be finished.
According to The Athletic's Joe Vardon, Smith "will no longer actively" be with the Cavs. He and the team are looking into working out a trade.
In the meantime, well Smith will just be on his own.
Smith is known for being a free spirit, but this is a different level for him and speaks to the general dysfunction in Cleveland.
Smith is 33 years old now and has put up woeful numbers this season, shooting 34.2 percent from the field and averaging 6.7 points per game. However, you can pretty much guarantee another team will take a shot on the veteran and hope he'll be rejuvenated.
At the very least, Smith might be able to provide some bench scoring in the right setting at this stage in his career.