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CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 10: LeBron James #23 and J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during play against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the 2016 NBA Finals at Quicken Loans Arena on June 10, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Cavaliers are blitzing through the regular season despite sharpshooter J.R. Smith’s thumb injury, which is currently keeping him off the floor.

But on Saturday, he and his wife announced some tragic news on their child, who they had five months early.

In the video above, Smith’s wife announced their daughter weighs just one pound where they requested thoughts and prayers.

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