The city of Cleveland, and the state of Ohio in general, has been on fire this week, and for good reason.
Over one million fans lined the streets of Downtown Cleveland Wednesday morning as the Cavaliers made their way through the massive crowd to celebrate their historic 2016 NBA Championship win with their family, friends and the overjoyed people of Ohio for the traditional celebratory parade. Taking in the feeling of bringing home the state’s first-ever NBA Championship title and first pro-sports championship in general in 52 years, the hard-working Cavs team was overwhelmed with excitement as they greeted supporters, took photos with children and repeatedly thanked their fanbase.
In addition to J.R. Smith continuing his shirtless crusade and baby Zhuri James stealing the show with her adorableness, one of the most memorable moments of the three-hour event came when 2016 NBA Finals MVP LeBron James addressed the crowd with a comical and heartfelt speech about his fellow Cavs teammates.
Following the parade, local Cleveland news outlets reported that the total in attendance for the unforgettable #CavsParade was 1.3 million. Needless to say, the Ohio community was most definitely “All In” to celebrate with their deserving champions.
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