LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a convincing sweep of the Atlanta Hawks, routing their East opponents by a cool 30 in Game 4 on Tuesday night. In professional sports, the proper way for men to celebrate big plays is to slap each other on the behind or to mash bodies into one another. A long embrace sometimes works, too.
Because this is the biggest victory that Cavs guards Kyrie Irving, Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith have under their belts, they were elated. Therefore, celebration had to reach a new level of bonding. In other words, a hot tub and champagne.
This is J.R. before the hot-tub party:
This is J.R. after the hot-tub party:
It’ll be fun to see how they celebrate if they win the NBA Finals. Unfortunately, that isn’t gonna happen.