Smith claimed that James was vexed at seeing his name “being raked through the coals” by Irving and his camp.
It will be the first such opportunity this offseason for the free agent quarterback, who has played for the Redskins and Browns.
Some are seeing shades of the feud between Shaquille O'Neal and Bryant, a mentor of Irving's, in the Cavaliers' offseason drama.
The Sacramento front office boss told reporters he figured he wouldn't get a better offer for his franchise center than the one he wound up accepting from the Pelicans.
In post-fight comments, Derrick Lewis also noted that Travis Browne had been accused of domestic violence by his ex-wife.
Irving indicated that he wasn't being serious when he said the earth is flat, but either way, James has his teammate's back.
The 25-year-old failed to appear for a July 6 court date stemming from a June shoplifting arrest.
The struggle is real for those who don't watch on Sunday.
The left-hander missed 10 weeks last season with a herniated disk in his lower back.
Deal allows for Earnhardt to also be a part of NBC's NFL and Olympics coverage.
In next month's colossal megabout, “McGregor took the biggest sucker rules in the history of boxing.”
Cleveland shouldn't be in a rush to trade its star point guard.
As Kyrie Irving's trade request takes on bizarre new dimensions, the team continues to spin.