Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith is's Sports Editor and can be followed on Twitter @JSM8ith. He has covered a wide range of sports as a journalist for ESPN, USA TODAY Sports Media Group, FOX Sports, Bleacher Report and CBS Sports. You can reach him by email at
  • Carmelo Anthony Free Agency: Warriors, Lakers Loom as Question Marks

    Carmelo Anthony's NBA future is a big question mark, but the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Lakers are intriguing free agency fits.

  • Magic’s Markelle Fultz Called Healthy, Starting Job His ‘to Lose’

  • Chris Paul Trade News: CP3 Ending up With Heat or Lakers Likely

  • Minnesota Timberwolves Summer League Roster: Naz Reid Among Names to Watch

  • Lakers’ DeMarcus Cousins Called ‘X Factor’ With Anthony Davis Pairing

  • LeBron James Watches Anthony Davis’ Lakers Press Conference [LOOK]

    Anthony Davis held his introductory press conference with the Los Angeles Lakers and LeBron James was in attendance.

  • Miami Heat Trade Talk: 3 Top Deals for Bradley Beal & Kevin Love

  • BIG3 Basketball 2019: Rules, Rosters, Former Champions & Top Players

  • Russell Westbrook Dances on Stage Shortly After Rockets Trade [WATCH]

  • Russell Westbrook & James Harden’s History Reveals Scary Upside

  • Chris Paul Trade: Timberwolves, Magic Headline Underrated Options

    The Oklahoma City Thunder could trade Chris Paul shortly after acquiring him from the Houston Rockets and we broke down the top potential trade destinations.

  • Chris Paul Buyout: Lakers Among 5 Fits for CP3 After Trade to Thunder

  • Rockets Roster & Starting Lineup After Russell Westbrook Trade

  • DeMarcus Cousins Drops Hilarious Line to Describe Lakers Roster

  • Best Available NBA Free Agents: Carmelo Anthony Headlines Top 10

  • Dwight Howard Free Agency: Lakers, Celtics Among 4 Teams to Watch

  • Russell Westbrook’s Instagram Like Points to Interest in Heat Trade [LOOK]

  • Lakers’ Danny Green Praises LeBron James for Handling of Free Agency

  • MLB All-Star Game Salary: How Much Bonus Money Do Players Make?

  • New York Knicks Roster & Starting Lineup if Marcus Morris Signs

    The New York Knicks appear close to signing Marcus Morris away from the San Antonio Spurs, and we broke down the team's roster outlook.

  • Miami Heat Trade Talk: Russell Westbrook Deal Appears to Be Taking Shape

  • Lakers Free Agency: Monta Ellis, Trey Burke Headline Most Intriguing Fits

  • Lance Stephenson Free Agency: DeMarcus Cousins Link Adds to Lakers Talk

  • Heat Salary Cap & Future Draft Picks: Making a Russell Westbrook Trade Work

  • Vince Carter Free Agency: Lakers, Clippers or Nets the Better Option?

    Vince Carter is set for what will likely be the final year of his NBA career, but should the free agent join the Los Angeles Lakers, Clippers or Brooklyn Nets?

  • Cavaliers Summer League Roster & Schedule: Latest on Darius Garland Injury

  • Bulls Summer League Roster & Schedule: Coby White Among Names to Watch

  • Russell Westbrook Trade Update: Pistons, Rockets Among 5 Latest Options

  • USWNT Break Impressive World Cup Record in Win Over Netherlands

  • Netherlands Goalie Height: Sari Van Veenendaal Towers Over USWNT Forwards

    Netherlands goalie Sari van Veenendaal is certainly tall, but it's her reach which really stands out.