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JR Smith to pay fan $600 for throwing phone

JR Smith to pay fan $600 for throwing phone
Posted at 4:19 PM, Oct 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-04 16:19:24-04

Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith will pay out $600 to a fan for throwing his cell phone into a construction zone in July, according to ESPN

The incident happened in New York City on July 26. The fan told police he tried to take a photo of Smith, but the Cavs player grabbed the phone and tossed it into a work zone, ESPN reported.

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Smith was cited for criminal mischief. Smith's attorney said star player will pay $600 in restitution to the fan for the lost phone, ESPN said.

The decision is expected to be finalized in court during Smith's next appearance on Nov. 15.