LeBron's reaction to JR Smith's blunder in the NBA Finals becomes a meme and a field day for jokes

Posted at 8:13 AM, Jun 01, 2018

LeBron James and JR Smith have a great love for each other, but at the end of Game 1 of the Finals, that love turned into disappointment.

With the game tied, the Cavs had a chance to pull off a showstopping win, but JR Smith managed to dribble out the clock—sending the game into overtime and causing the Warriors to defeat the Cavs 124-114.

JR Smith claims he thought Cleveland was going to call a timeout with less than five seconds left, which is why he said he didn't take the game-winning shot.

For Clevelanders, this play is difficult to watch.

James was not happy. It's a moment that will go down in NBA history. 

And the memes kept coming, and the internet went crazy.

LeBron's postgame news conference came to an abrupt ending after he just couldn't take another silly question from a reporter asking about JR Smith's mistake.