Sports stars, celebs react to Cleveland Cavaliers’ NBA title


Quotes from social media following the Cleveland Cavaliers’ victory in the NBA Finals

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“What a game and what a series for the @Cavs. Happy to see @KingJames bring it home for Cleveland!” — President Barack Obama

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“A wonderful demonstration of greatness! The @CityofCleveland, the @cavs organization, the team, the fans, and the great @KingJames..!” — Cleveland Browns legend Jim Brown

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“CHAMPIONS!!!! From CLEVELAND!!! #CAVS Thank you thank you thank you!!!!!” — “The Price is Right” host and Cleveland native Drew Carey

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“Salute to my brother @KingJames .. 3x Champion!!!” — Dwyane Wade, LeBron James’ former Miami Heat teammate

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“Wow. One of the best finals ever. So proud of King James. Salute Warriors Happy Father’s Day to all.” — Rapper Jay Z

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“unbelievable series to watch, congrats to cleveland. very well deserved. lebron and kyrie were next level good.” — L.A. Clippers star Blake Griffin

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“Lebron did it. Everybody be quiet. Goodnight.” — Actor and singer Justin Timberlake

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“Amazing series for a fantastic season. Love this game!! LBJ MVP without doubt, but Kyrie had some ridiculous moments.” — Spurs guard Manu Ginobli

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“SO happy and proud of my big Lil bro @KingJames and my Lil Lil bro @KyrieIrving & the rest of the CAVS… Way to go!!!! #proudfriend” — Actress Gabrielle Union

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“Congrats to the #CAVS and #CAVSNATION the was a great comeback, history was made tonight!!!!” — Former Cavaliers forward Shawn Marion

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“We just witnessed history….We will be talking about this game for years to come!!!!! Holy cow…” — Actor and comedian Kevin Hart

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“Congrats @cavs for winning @NBA title. @warriors u had a great regular season. But the greatest team of all time is the 95-96 @chicagobulls” — Dennis Rodman, basketball hall of famer.

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“watch me go off off off!!!!!! Kongrats to da King and da BOYZ!!!!” — Rapper Lil Wayne

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“Congratulation to BRON BRON and the cleveland Cavaliers , the city has been waiting long long time #KingJames” — Retired NBA legend Shaquille O’Neal

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“I’m so happy for the good people of Cleveland! I’m so happy it wasn’t the Browns!” — “Late Night” host Seth Meyers

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“Unless you are from Cleveland, Ohio, you truly don’t understand how much this win means for the city.” — Bills quarterback Cardale Jones, a Cleveland native who starred at Ohio State

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This story has been corrected to show the spelling of Wade’s first name is Dwyane, not Dwayne.

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