Basketball star J.R. Smith roughs up vandal amidst Geroge Floyd protests

02 Juin, 2020, 00:28 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
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J.R. Smith does not like his vehicle being messed around with.

"Broke my s***. This is a residential area".

Smith explained later that he chased the person down and then let loose with a bunch of punches and kicks before things got broken up by some of Smith's friends.

When the guy finally stands up on his feet, Smith delivered a final punishing overhand right to the guy's dome.

Former Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith is seen in video published by TMZ Sports on Sunday beating up a man that Smith said damaged his truck during Los Angeles protests over the death of George Floyd.

Smith, 34, said his display of violence was exclusively due to the truck incident and wasn't related to racial tension that has been soaring since George Floyd's death in Minneapolis on Monday.

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"I just want y'all to know right now before you all see this s- somewhere else", Smith said on one of his Instagram stories.

Smith asserted that what he did to the alleged window-breaker was not a "hate crime". There's a problem with the motherf***ing system and that's it.

In a response video, JR says he "chased him down and whupped his ass".

"He didn't know whose window he broke and he got his ass whooped".

Smith, 34, who won the NBA Championship with the Cavaliers in 2016, is now a free agent after last playing for the Cavs in 2018-19 season. He has a 12.5 scoring average in 15 seasons with the then-New Orleans Hornets, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks and Cleveland Cavaliers.

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