LeBron Screamed at a Hapless JR Smith. It’s Now a Meme. Here Are The Best

Surely you’ve seen it by now.

In the closing seconds of Thursday night’s NBA Finals Game 1, with the contest between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors all square at 107-107, Cavs forward JR Smith corralled the rebound off a missed free throw by teammate George Hill and then promptly darted away from the basket — making it abundantly clear that he thought his team was leading and he was trying to dribble out the clock, not tied and in need of a game-winner.

All-world superstar LeBron James reacted by chewing out his Cavaliers teammate. And the resuting screenshot has turned into an instant classic of an Internet meme.

Twitter has run wild today. Here’s a sampling of the best:

Watch above, via ESPN.

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