Why bother with 3s when you can score an 4.0? A 16-year NBA veteran will be retiring in the fall 2021.enrolled at North Carolina A&T State University and joined the golf team as a walk-on. The two-time NBA champion is now in his second semester at HBCU and already receiving accolades in the classroom.
On Monday, the 36 year-old — originally scheduled for basketball at the age of 36 — will play.Before jumping from St. Benedict's Prep Newark, New Jersey to join the NBA draft in 2004, was named the Aggies' Academic Champion of the Year.
— JR Smith (@TheRealJRSmith) April 25, 2022
YESSIR @TheRealJRSmith!! You are a proud kid! Love bro
— LeBron James (@KingJames) April 26, 2022
One week later, the news arrivesvia a deal for likeness, name and image. Lululemon's first brand ambassador deal for male golfers was signed by JR Swish, a hoops legend.
In January. Smith's agent Lance Young told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski at the time that there was strong interest from equipment and apparel manufacturers to sponsor the college athlete, who has 6.2 million followers on Instagram.
Smith shared his first revelation that he excelled at school at the beginning of the fall semester. Smith posted on social media that he had reached his goal of earning an average of 4.0 grades.
JR believed he was only a few short of his 4.0 goal for this semester, but he was surprised to hear the good news today? @TheRealJRSmith
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 14, 2021
Smith clearly expressed emotion in a video that was posted the same day. Smith said, “I can't even explain the feeling.” “That s —.” required a lot of hard work.”
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Jesus Shuttlesworth is shining somewhere out there.