J.R. Smith Wrote a Children's Book, Holding Signing Next Weekend in Woodmere

by

comment
BOOK COVER
  • Book Cover
Everyone's favorite mostly-shirtless Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith is known for making headlines on and off the court. But in a rather surprising turn, the father of all girls (who asked to be traded from the LeBronless Cavs earlier this season) has now written a children's book with his younger brother Chris Smith.

Called HoopSmiths, the picture book released in September follows two brothers as they dream of making the NBA one day, but soon realize they can't do it alone. The book, illustrated by Kris Carter, strives to teach kids the importance of teamwork.



Sunday, Nov. 25, just after Thanksgiving, brothers J.R. and Chris Smith are set to be at the Barnes and Noble in Woodmere at 1 p.m. for a book signing event open to the public. Find out more right here.

You can purchase the book, right here.



The following day, Nov. 26, the currently 2-12 Cavaliers take on the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Q. Hopefully, Smith can put that message of teamwork to good use. 

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.