WATCH: J.R. Smith's friendly gesture allows Bucks to score an easy bucket

From young kids to his teammates, everyone loves J.R. Smith. Even opposing players are friendly with Smith. But his friendliness can sometimes work against him. That might sound strange but that was the case on Tuesday.

While waiting for the ball to be inbounded out of a timeout, Smith decided to say hello to veteran Bucks guard Jason Terry on the bench. The Bucks quickly took advantage of Smith's friendly gesture by inbounding the ball to unguarded Tony Snell, who scored uncontested.

What it all even funnier is that Terry and Smith once had a bit of back-and-forth in the playoffs three years ago. Smith, who played for the Knicks at the time, elbowed Terry, who was then with the Celtics, and was immediately ejected. Smith was then suspended for the next playoff game and pretended to not who Terry was when talking to reporters.

Well, clearly, Smith now knows who Terry is. But unfortunately for him and the Cavs, Smith just picked the wrong time to say hi to his buddy.

CBS Sports Writer

Ananth Pandian has been writing about all NBA-related things including the social and lifestyle aspect of the sport for CBS Sports since 2015. His name is actually easy to pronounce, just remember it is... Full Bio

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