LeBron James reaction to J.R. Smith’s flub becomes epic meme


1 person’s discomfort is yet another person’s pleasure.

Social media customers had been turning LeBron James’ frustrated reaction to his teammate J.R. Smith’s error in the course of Game 1 of the NBA Championship on Thursday into net gold.

Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith, left, shoots as his teammate LeBron James watches during an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Cavaliers face the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

LeBron James was captured by photographers hunting frustrated soon after J.R. Smith’s fumble.


James, the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar, was captured throwing up his arms in disbelief when Smith secured the rebound just seconds just before the clock ran down, but as an alternative of attempting to place a shot up, he dribbled the ball as an alternative.

Smith claimed he believed his group was up against the Golden State Warriors when he ran out the clock. The game went into overtime and the Cavaliers lost in spite of James’ incredibly impressive 51 points.


The image of James gesturing to Smith soon after his error has designed a social media stir. A quantity of memes have been designed utilizing James’ distressed reaction to describe a quantity of other frustrating scenarios.

“We just left a rest cease! Why didn’t you go then?” one particular social media user wrote below the not-so-candid snap. 

“When your mom is yelling at you for anything your sibling did,” yet another social media user wrote.  

“This have to be what parenting is like,” a particular person tweeted. 

“When you leave all the doors open but your dog poops in the residence anyway,” yet another tweet study.

1 particular person wrote: “A glimpse into Messi’s Planet Cup.”

James abruptly ended his press conference with reporters soon after the game more than queries about Smith.

James gave the reporter a couple of non-answers, but speedily grew tired of hearing the identical variety of queries. So he walked out of the press conference, telling the media “be greater tomorrow.”

The Cavaliers and Warriors will meet once again for Game two on Sunday. 

Fox News’ Ryan Gaydos contributed to this report.