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It's been 3 years since the Cavs championship parade, but it feels like yesterday

Posted: 12:06 PM, Jun 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-22 12:07:13-04
Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally

CLEVELAND — On Wednesday, Cleveland Cavaliers fans celebrated the three year anniversary of the team winning their first franchise NBA Championship, and today marks three years since the massive celebration of that win.

On June 21, 2016 Cavs fans flooded the streets of Cleveland for the 2016 NBA Championship parade held in Downtown Cleveland.

Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: Cleveland fans celebrate during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors to bring the first professional sports championship to the city of Cleveland since 1964. (Photo by Angelo Merendino/Getty Images)

An estimated 1.3 million people were downtown for the celebration that started with a parade featuring the players, coaches, staff and other Cleveland athletes and celebrities who joined in on the action and led to a rally ceremony at Public Square.

Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: Matthew Dellavedova #8 of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes photos with fans during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)
Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic takes a photo with fans during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Shirtless J.R. Smith, Kevin Love with his two WWE championship belts and “Ohio Against the World” shirt and Hall of Fame Browns running back Jim Brown handing off the Larry O’Brien trophy to LeBron James are just a few of the images bound to stick with Cavs fans for life.

Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a photo as the crowd cheers during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)
Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: Richard Jefferson #24, Kevin Love #0, Channing Frye #9 and Tristan Thompson #13 of the Cleveland Cavaliers look on during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)
Cleveland Cavaliers Victory Parade And Rally
CLEVELAND, OH - JUNE 22: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers holds up the Larry O'Brien Trophy during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Here's to another championship parade in the near future.