WWE legend Undertaker is in Cleveland for the Cavaliers‘ season opener against the Knicks, greeting some of the players before the game in full costume.
If you’ll recall, LeBron James donned an Undertaker t-shirt late in this year’s NBA Finals, and the team took the floor in Game 6 to the wrestler’s entrance music. This helped propel them to a 3–1 comeback in the NBA Finals.
Taker and his crew have a championship belt, so it seems likely he will present one to LeBron and the Cavs pregame as they receive their championship rings. The Penguins held a similar ceremony with belts after their title.
He told the Akron Beacon-Journal’s Jason Lloyd that he‘s there because of LeBron’s t-shirt, and “a mutual respect.” The two don’t know each other.
The Cavs tip off against the Knicks at 7:30 p.m. ET. New York was already in a really tough spot, now they don’t stand a chance.
– Kenny Ducey