CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Social media had a field day after the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
It's no secret -- Cleveland is the underdog. But celebrities have been vocal in their support of the Cavs, with Lil' Wayne releasing a song about the team earlier this month and Jamie Foxx showing up for Cleveland's final home game of the year Thursday. Jay Z and Beyonce were also in attendance, with Jay Z dressed in all black -- it remains unclear if it was a years-later "Black Album" promotional stunt or whether he intended to match the the home crowd's "blackout" attire.
The Cavs lovable underdog persona has, undoubtedly, picked up steam during the Finals.
A number of things may have contributed, whether Draymond Green and his tendency to hit other players near the crotch, Steph Curry throwing and hitting a fan with his oft-chewed mouthpiece late in the fourth quarter of Game 6 or the simple fact that the Warriors set a single-season record for wins this year and just lost three games in eight days.
The city of Cleveland's championship drought likely also plays a role.
Keep an eye out for J.R. Smith in the Diddy video.
The casting of Delly and Kevin Love in the "Sandlot" scene is also a treat.
Game 7 will be played in California on Sunday. Until then, enjoy the moment, Cleveland fans.
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