J.R. Smith Turns Himself in to NYPD for Criminal Mischief

J.R. Smith

J.R. Smith

The incident then allegedly followed after the fan took a photo of Smith, angering the veteran player. The NBA champion was given a summons to appear in court at a later date and released.

J.R. Smith will have to report to court for throwing the cell phone of a fan outside of a NY night club in July, TMZ reports.

The fan in question had stated that an attempt to have Smith take a photo with him was rebuffed.

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Smith, now 32 years of age, was issued a ticket for misdemeanor criminal mischief, according to ESPN's report.

Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith (5) reacts after being defended by Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut (not pictured) during the second half in game five of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. He was recently issued a desk appearance ticket for allegedly throwing a fan's phone into a construction site in NYC, for which he got in trouble for earlier in the offseason.

At the moment, Smith isn't being charged with a crime but authorities are imploring him to have a talk with them about the incident.

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