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Podcast: J.R. Smith goes full J.R. Smith and the Cavs drop Game 1

LeBron James’ 51 points go to waste.

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Welcome to Locked on Cavaliers, the official Cleveland Cavaliers podcast of the Locked on Podcast network.

Whew boy. On today’s show, host Chris Manning (@cwmwrites) gives a quarter-by-quarter (and overtime) breakdown of the Cavs’ Game 1 loss to the Warriors, which saw LeBron James score 51 points and J.R. Smith go full J.R. Smith at the worst possible time.

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Check out today’s episode below: