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
  • Miami Heat May Benefit in Russell Westbrook Trade Talks Thanks to Clippers

    The Oklahoma City Thunder's outlook to trade Russell Westbrook appears to have increased following the deal which sent Paul George out of town.

  • Celtics Summer League Roster & Lineup: Tacko Fall Among Names to Watch

  • Kawhi Leonard Sent Raptors Players Last-Minute Text of Clippers News [Report]

  • Russell Westbrook Trade: Knicks, Raptors Among Top 4 Options

  • Thunder Roster & Starting Lineup After Paul George Trade

  • Pelicans vs. Knicks Summer League Game Postponed Due to Earthquake [WATCH]

    The 2019 NBA Summer League matchup between the New Orleans Pelicans and New York Knicks was stopped due to an earthquake in Las Vegas.

  • Zion Williamson Injury: Latest on Forward’s Summer League Status

  • Knicks Summer League Roster: RJ Barrett Among Top Players to Watch

  • Pelicans Summer League Roster: Zion Williamson Headlines Names to Watch

  • Lakers’ Target Kawhi Leonard Appears to Be Spotted in California [LOOK]

  • Danny Green’s Expected Decision if Lakers Sign Kawhi Leonard Revealed

    Kawhi Leonard's former teammate Danny Green is unlikely to join Leonard if he signs with the Los Angeles Lakers, with the Dallas Mavericks the likely outcome.

  • DeMarcus Cousins Recruited to Spurs With San Antonio Billboard [LOOK]

  • Lakers ‘in Mix’ to Sign Former Knicks & Mavs Guard Trey Burke [Report]

  • Drake’s ‘Close Friend’ Says Kawhi Leonard Returning to Raptors [LOOK]

  • Snoop Dogg Pitches Kawhi Leonard to Sign With Lakers by Singing to Him

  • Lakers, Clippers Among 8 Teams With Free Agency Interest in Justin Holiday

  • Monta Ellis Free Agency: Lakers, Sixers Among Top Options for Comeback

  • Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Will Not Be Suspended for Las Vegas Incident

  • Lakers Signing Kawhi Leonard Would Make Unique NBA History

  • Quinn Cook Free Agency: Lakers, Wizards Headline Top Options

    Quinn Cook is among the interesting names remaining in free agency and we broke down his best fits including the Los Angeles Lakers and Washington Wizards.

  • Warriors Roster & Starting Lineup With Willie Cauley-Stein, Glenn Robinson

  • Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott Issues Apology, Addresses Las Vegas Incident

  • Raptors’ Ambassador Drake to Run Kawhi Leonard ‘Recruiting Campaign’

  • Lakers Have ‘Assurances’ on Kawhi Leonard From LeBron James [Report]

  • DeMarcus Cousins ‘Closely’ Watching Lakers-Kawhi Leonard, Says Reporter

    DeMarcus Cousins is a name to watch in NBA free agency and it appears he's keeping an eye on the Los Angeles Lakers' pursuit of Kawhi Leonard.

  • Marcus Morris Free Agency: Warriors, Rockets Headline Best Fits

  • Miami Heat Roster & Starting Lineup: Jimmy Butler, Hassan Whiteside Trades

  • Lakers Roster & Starting Lineup With Jared Dudley & Free Agency Updates

  • Celtics Updated Roster & Starting Lineup With Kemba Walker & Enes Kanter

  • Kyrie Irving Brings Jay-Z Into Strong Message on Returning ‘Home’

    Kyrie Irving signed with the Brooklyn Nets in NBA free agency and issued a strong statement while incorporating Jay-Z on Instagram.