Andrew Bogut’s time with the Cleveland Cavaliers lasted just 58 seconds before he broke his left

tibia. His season is over after treatment for the injury and he will reportedly

soon be waived soon by the Cavs. That downer of a news item was lightened a bit

yesterday when J.R. Smith, who was out with a right thumb injury, returned to

practice. According to Chris Fedor of, Smith is questionable for

tonight’s game in Cheap Jerseys Detroit Pistons (7:30 ET, NBA LEAGUE PASS):


Cheap Jerseys J.R. Smith returned to the practice floor on Wednesday afternoon, being cleared

for full activity.


“It feels good,” Smith said before hopping on a plane for Detroit. “I finally

got my first practice in, full practice, so it feels good.”


Smith, who has been sidelined since Dec. 20 with a fractured right thumb, is

listed as questionable for Thursday night’s game against the Pistons.


The signs of a return were there during the Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent

roadtrip, as he hoisted shots on the court prior to games and during

shootarounds. But the official clearance didn’t come until Wednesday.


Cheap Pullover Hoody  Originally given a timetable of 12-14 weeks for his recovery, general manager

David Griffin said recently Smith was a little ahead of schedule.


“I’ve always pushed, in this situation, I kind of pushed myself to the limit,”

Smith said. “When I was able to shoot and they told me not to dribble I was

dribbling a little bit. Probably wasn’t the smartest thing to do, but I know my



“Honestly my confidence has gotten higher these last couple days. Being able to

go out there and play the 3-on-3’s and pickup so definitely the last couple of

days my confidence has gotten higher.”