Cavaliers Championship 2016 Banner, Ring Ceremony Twitter Reaction, Highlights

October 25th, 2016 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Cleveland Cavaliers made history in June when they mounted an NBA Finals comeback for the ages against the Golden State Warriors after being down 3-1, and they were rewarded for their efforts Tuesday night with some shiny new bling and a banner at Quicken Loans Arena.  

Taking the floor before their season opener against the New York Knicks, the Cavaliers accepted their fresh jewelry and watched as the Q's rafters received an upgrade. 

But before things officially got underway, the team showed a chill-inducing hype video in front of a packed house: 

Once the flashbacks were complete, head coach Tyronn Lue stepped forward and received his ring to thunderous applause, as the NBA documented on Twitter: 

NBA on TNT later relayed a clip of Iman Shumpert and J.R. Smith embracing jubilantly:  

Turner Sports PR on Twitter provided a complete rundown of the celebration: 

According to the Associated Press' Tom Withers, LeBron James turned emotional as things wrapped up: 


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