Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Obama to Cavs Coach Tyronn Lue: “Tell J.R. and Everybody to Put On a Shirt” (Watch)

Cavs coach Tyronn Lue speaks on the phone with President Barack Obama
Cavs coach Tyronn Lue speaks on the phone with President Barack Obama (June 23, 2016)

*J.R. Smith was last seen in a shirt during his post-game press conference on Sunday, when he broke down in tears paying tribute to his parents.

Since then, he’s been videotaped sans shirt at a victory celebration in Las Vegas…

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…leaving the plane once it arrived back in Cleveland…

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and at Wednesday’s big parade…

J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates with the fans during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

J.R. Smith #5 of the Cleveland Cavaliers' tattoos are seen during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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…where some of his teammates joined him in baring their chests.

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…and one of his teammates, Kyrie Irving, made headlines for what was going on below his bare chest…

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The President of the United States had seen enough.

At the tail end of  his congratulatory call to Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, President Obama said: “Tell J.R. and everybody to put on a shirt, though. You can’t just be walking around without a shirt…like a whole week.”

Watch below:

Fans look on from a parking garage near a sign reading "J.R.'s Shirt" during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Fans look on from a parking garage near a sign reading “J.R.’s Shirt” during the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship victory parade and rally on June 22, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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