Kendrick Perkins: “The Lakers have struck gold with JR Smith”

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Former NBA big man and current sports analyst Kendrick Perkins with other ESPN personalities discuss what the addition of free-agent shooting guard JR Smith to the Los Angeles Lakers’ hopes of winning the NBA championship:

Last season, Smith was mostly away from the Cleveland Cavaliers and appeared in only 11 games, averaging 6.7 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. On 34.2% shooting from the floor, 30.8% from deep.