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
  • D’Angelo Russell Contract: How Much Money Did Warriors Pay Guard?

    The Golden State Warriors struck a trade for Brooklyn Nets guard D'Angelo Russell and we broke down his contract terms and salary.

  • 76ers Roster & Starting Lineup With Josh Richardson & Al Horford

  • Miami Heat Roster & Starting Lineup After Jimmy Butler Trade

  • Knicks Salary Cap Space 2019: How Much Money Is Available for Free Agency?

  • Kevin Durant Sign-and-Trade: Warriors Benefit, but Nets Should Pass

  • Phoenix Suns Roster & Starting Lineup After Ricky Rubio Signing

    The Phoenix Suns addressed the point guard position by signing Ricky Rubio in NBA free agency and we broke down the team's roster and starting lineup.

  • Pelicans Roster & Starting Lineup With JJ Redick Joining Zion Williamson

  • Tobias Harris Free Agency: Warriors, Mavericks Headline Top Options

  • Nets Salary Cap Space: Outlook With Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving Signings

  • Nets Roster & Starting Lineup With Kevin Durant & Kyrie Irving

  • Lakers Want Jimmy Butler Meeting, Cap Space Focused on Max Player [Report]

    The Los Angeles Lakers are locked on adding a third max-level star and not splitting their salary cap space among multiple players, with Jimmy Butler a focus.

  • Jimmy Butler Heat Trade: Josh Richardson Headlines 76ers’ Top Packages

  • Jimmy Butler Will Tell Miami Heat He Wants to Play for Them [Report]

  • Kevin Love Trade Report: ‘Big-Market’ Team to Make Offer for Cavaliers Star

  • Sixers Free Agency: JJ Redick Has ‘Major Interest’ in Return to Philly

  • Celtics Salary Cap Space: How Much Money Is Available for Free Agency?

  • Miami Heat Trade Talk: Mavericks May Be 3rd Team in Jimmy Butler Deal

  • Lakers Not Likely to Offer D’Angelo Russell Max Contract [Report]

  • If Heat Land Jimmy Butler in Free Agency, Dwyane Wade May Be to Thank

  • Lakers’ Potential D’Angelo Russell Meeting Adds to Free Agency Questions

    The Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly setting up a meeting with D'Angelo Russell which adds even more intrigue and question marks about their free agency.

  • Celtics Roster & Starting Lineup With Kemba Walker

  • Knicks, Mavericks Emerging as Free Agency Options for Tobias Harris

  • Free Agents ‘Lining up’ to Join Lakers & Will Play for Minimum, Per Report

  • LeBron, Anthony Davis ‘Ready to Recruit’ & Join Lakers’ Free Agency Meetings

  • LeBron James Appears to Reveal New Lakers Jersey Number on Twitter

    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James gave the No. 23 to Anthony Davis and it appears he's decided on a new number ahead of the 2019-20 season.

  • LeBron James Jersey Number: What Will He Choose After Giving up 23?

  • LeBron James’ Chalk Toss Appears Likely to Return in 2019 With Lakers

  • Isaiah Thomas Free Agency: Celtics, Lakers Among Best Fits for IT4

  • Jozy Altidore Salary: How Much Does USMNT & MLS Forward Make?

  • Celtics Free Agency: Kemba Walker’s Former Coach Adds Fuel to Rumors

    The NBA free agency talk involving Kemba Walker and the Boston Celtics will only ramp up after former Connecticut Huskies coach Jim Calhoun's comments.