Then, J.R. Smith happened.
With the game tied at 107, Smith gathered a rebound off a missed George Hill free throw and proceeded to dribble further and further away from the basket, despite having more than four seconds left.
Like clockwork, NBA Twitter jumped all over Smith and his late-game gaffe. Here are some of the best tweets.
Cavs fans looking at JR Smith right now like pic.twitter.com/dAD4atFB6u
— UGL | The Shogun (@MainEventTV_AKA) June 1, 2018