JR Smith claims he, Jamal Crawford, Isaiah Thomas, Nick Young

and Joe Johnson have been blackballed from the NBA

There are many NBA veterans who were forced into retirement,

but rather because the league began to look back on them.

We see this with many iconic basketball players

from the 2000s still trying to stay on a team and failing.

JR Smith, who was last on the 2020 Lakers and won a championship,

has said that he believes players like him, Jamal Crawford,

Isaiah Thomas, Nick Young and Joe Johnson, don't get contracts

because they don't get contracts in the league. has been blackballed.