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J.R. Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls

J.R. Smith claims Cavaliers would beat the 1996 Bulls
Published On: Sun, Jun 04
Apr 9, 2016; Chicago, IL, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) is defended by Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (1) during the second half at the United Center. Chicago won 105-102. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

The Cleveland Cavaliers were absolutely humiliated in Game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors. The final score of 113-91 doesnt do justice. Golden State was on a completely different level as it looks to revenge last seasons meltdown against Cleveland in the Finals.

This hasnt stopped the always confident J.R. Smith from claiming his Cavaliers would defeat the 1996 Chicago Bulls if they take care of what they need to on the court.

Some will take a look at Smiths comments and conclude that hes completely lost his mind. Maybe hes drinking a bottle or 10 in preparation for Game 2.

Though, it must be noted that Cleveland did overcome a 3-1 series deficit against the Warriors in the Finals last year. Thats the very same Warriors squad that put up a 73-9 regular season mark, besting the 1996 Bulls previous record of 72 wins.

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