Name: J.R. Smith
Team: Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
Charge: Criminal Mischief
Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith was charged on Friday (August 31, 2018) in New York.
According to usatoday.com, Smith turned himself in to police in connection with an alleged incident that occurred on July 29. A 20-year-old man recognized Smith walking by in the Chelsea neighborhood around 2:45 a.m. and tried to record him using Snapchat. Smith is accused of snatching the cellphone from the man and throwing it into a construction site, breaking the screen.
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