J.R. Smith officially signs in China

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, J.R. Smith has signed a one-year deal with Zhejiang Wanma of the China Basketball Association. Smith was supposedly close to reaching a deal with Shanxi but the team backed out during the final stages of the negotiation process. The earliest Smith can now return to the NBA is March. Stay tuned for further details as more information emerges.

  • 1ArmedEconomist

    Great!!! My crossed fingers and toes were starting to cramp. With Smith in China, I think I’ll short the Yuan

  • Dalton

    Any news on Kenyon?

  • http://jtshoopsblog.blogspot.com JT’s Hoops Blog

    Good Riddance. Smith never lived up to his five years and 50$ million. he was almost a bigger bust than Kenyon Martin was.

  • Another Aus Nugz Fan

    JR was never on 10 mil a season! He’s worth every penny, he’ll be back

  • Omar

    no update yet kalen? gallo has just signed in italy.

  • Kalen

    Yeah I know Omar. I was gonna try to get a story up today but got busy. I’ll be sure and get a little something up tonight though, just to announce the news.