Ever since the Cavs traded for J.R. Smith ahead of the 2015 trade deadline, they've gotten a rejuvinated player. Smith has showed flashes of his ability in separate stints in Denver and New York, even boasting a Sixth Man of the Year award, but things had hit rock bottom for the man they call Swish in the Big Apple when the Cavs came calling.
Under LeBron's tutelage, Smith has been reborn. He's shooting 39 percent from deep, up 4 percent from what he was shooting in New York, and has increased his points per game by two. He's been a huge cog in the Cavs ability to space the floor, and has flashed the ability to pull up and hit a shot from just about anywhere. And aside from a punch and a couple dumb fouls in the playoffs, Smith has remained, for the most part, a good citizen for the Cavaliers.