The odds are stacked against the Cleveland Cavaliers, but J.R. Smith isn’t giving up hope.
The Cavs had a Game 3 win within reach Wednesday night, but the Golden State Warriors came storming back with an 11-0 run to take a commanding 3-0 series lead in the NBA Finals.
Cleveland did come back from a 3-1 series deficit in last year’s NBA Finals against the Warriors, but having to win four straight against Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson is a whole different story.
However, Smith still believes the Cavs have a chance.
He later deleted the tweet, but nothing can be deleted from the internet.
UPDATE (12:57 a.m. ET): Smith since has claimed that the tweet was the result of a hack.
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