By Charles Curtis |
June 29, 2020 1:30 pm
But it’s here. And it’s glorious.
That means we get to see him and LeBron James back together again after the pair won a title in Cleveland in 2016, when Smith went months without wearing a shirt.
It also means that we get to relive one of the last times the two played on the same Cavs team and this happened in Game 1 of the 2018 NBA Finals:
What I love so much is that if Smith is joining the Lakers, it’s a sign that absolutely awful screw-up didn’t destroy how James felt about playing with Smith and trusting him. I don’t know if I could do that after the gaffe, but I’m not LeBron!
From a hoops perspective, it’s smart — Bradley was shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc this season hitting over one trey per game. Smith is a career 37.3 percent shooter from distance, so the Lakers will get a good replacement, and again, if James trusts him, that’s a big deal.
Plus we get jokes and memes like these:
There’s a lot of bad stuff happening right now, but the fact that we’re going to watch Smith and James get together and go for another title again is just the best.
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