The viral joke of “The Warriors Blew a 3-1 Lead” has returned. At least the idea has returned even if it has not actually happened again. The internet has a good memory and has already started going back vault for memes and jokes.
It’s a joke that really gained steam over the last year. Fans were spotted everywhere from wrestling events to ESPN College Gameday holding up signs with 3-1 jokes. The fact that none of these events had anything to do with basketball made it even more funny.
The Cavs prevented the Warriors from making history as the only team to go undefeated in the NBA playoffs. Cleveland took Game 4 to force a Game 5.
Cleveland was red-hot from behind the three-point line. The Cavs shot over 53 percent from behind the three-point line making 24 threes. Cleveland scored the most points ever in an NBA finals quarter with 49 points in the first quarter.
Yes, Cavs fans can even purchase t-shirts looking back on the Warriors previous 3-1 lead.
Here’s a look at the funnies 3-1 memes.