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CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 6: Dwyane Wade #9 of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts during the preseason game against the Indiana Pacers on October 6, 2017 at Quicken Loans Arena 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2017 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Answering one of the many questions surrounding the defending Eastern Conference champions, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue confirmed he’ll start Dwyane Wade at shooting guard and use JR Smith off the bench, according to ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin.

Since arriving in a trade from the New York Knicks in January 2015, all but seven of Smith’s 164 appearances with the Cavs has come as a starter.

     

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

     

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