Game 3’s aftermath left many Cavs fan feeling deflated after witnessing a heartbreaking meltdown late in the game. But ever-confident guard J.R. Smith’s Twitter account almost broke the internet with an already-deleted tweet stating “Cavs in 7” — something he already denied posting.
However, the infamous tweet is now part of Cavaliers Finals lore as fans at the arena blasted out thundering “Cavs in seven” chant as the final buzzer sounded.
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— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) June 10, 2017
Although it may sound premature, it’s hard to blame those in attendance as they saw first-hand a nerve-wracking game that was in no way justified by the final score. Emotions were high and fans deserved to let it all out for this special moment.