President Obama to Tyronn Lue: Tell J.R. Smith to put his shirt on

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President Obama to Tyronn Lue: Tell J.R. Smith to put his shirt on
Friday June 24th, 2016

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Within minutes of the Cavaliers winning the NBA Finals, J.R. Smith has been in a constant state of champagne-soaked shirtlessness.

Frankly, we love it. Smith’s joie de vivre is to be admired. What would you do if you were a champion? Wouldn’t you love to be covered in expensive alcohol and hold kids up in the sky as an homage to The Lion King?

Unfortunately, all good things must come to an end. And Smith’s time as a shirtless renaissance man may be over—if he decides to listen to the president, that is.

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In a conversation with Cavs coach Tyronn Lue, President Obama kindly suggested Smith put a shirt back on, considering it’s been nearly a week since he wore one:

J.R. will certainly institute his own shirtless policy once he’s elected.

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