The Internet Reacts To Cavs Signing LeBron’s Former Teammate Toney Douglas

Published on October 3rd, 2016 by Astramskas, David | 2,082 views

Is this a coincidence? About an hour after the Cavs announced they signed point guard Toney Douglas, still unsigned JR Smith tweeted, “…”

Most on Twitter are assuming this subtweet by Smith is a reaction to the signing of LeBron’s former teammate in Miami and most¬†also don’t seem too happy about the signing since they haven’t inked Smith yet.

Before we get into some of those internet reactions, here’s a couple of bullets on where the Cavs and Smith are in negotiations.

Via Forbes

  • Cavs are $22 million over their cap space
  • Cavs offered a 3-year deal with a partial guarantee in the 4th year, bringing the total guaranteed ¬†contract to $42 million
  • In July, Smith did not pick up his $5.3 million player option for 16/17
  • Smith is rumored to be asking for $15 million a year

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Aka VincentDa & RedApples fka Expiredpineapples. My alter-ego is a digital-marketing guy in Houston. Won editing awards & created obsolete flash websites that have been featured in mags like Sports Illustrated. Studied film & women at FSU during the golden age of hip-hop. Collects records, laserdiscs, sports memorabilia & toys. Father of 2 daughters that are more athletic and popular on YouTube.

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