JR Smith tosses soup at assistant; Cavs ladle out 1-game ban

JR Smith tosses soup at assistant; Cavs ladle out 1-game ban
FILE – In this Feb. 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers’ J.R. Smith (5) drives past Houston Rockets’ Luc Mbah a Moute (12), from Cameroon, in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. Smith has been suspended one game by the team for detrimental conduct. The team gave no further specifics about the punishment. Smith will serve the penalty on Thursday, March 1, 2018, night as the Cavs host the Philadelphia 76ers. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Chicken noodle or tomato? J.R. Smith didn’t serve up any explanation.

Cleveland’s mercurial shooting guard declined an interview request Friday, a day after the Cavaliers suspended him one game for throwing a bowl of soup at assistant coach Damon Jones. READ MORE>