WATCH: Smith beats first-quarter buzzer with near full-court shot
J.R. Smith made a near 70-foot buzzer-beater for the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Indiana Pacers.
Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith had a little magic in his boots against the Indiana Pacers on Sunday.
Smith, drawing the start in game four, beat the clock at the end of the first quarter with a near 70-foot buzzer-beater.
It was Smith's third three-pointer of the quarter.
Cleveland entered the game trailing 2-1 in the series, but jumped out a 30-24 first-quarter lead.
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If Smith and Kevin Love can find their outside shooting touch, LeBron James may get the help he needs to send the Cavs moving forward.