On the heels of an epic fight night, a much smalller rivalry was brewing.
In the NBA, J.R. Smith and Marcus Smart are at an all-out war. Following a game-time altercation between the two, Marcus Smart challenged J.R. to meet him after the game, proving that he wasn't scared to back up his tough words.
J.R. went a different direction entirely, instead chosing to attack the guy's character. Here's what he said:
Could the Cavs vs Celtics matchup be the league's new rivalry?
Eh, maybe not. But it will still be entertaining to see two stubborn headed-dogs go at each other from time to time.