J.R. Smith rips off shirt at Game 7 in attempt to ignite Indians rally


After the Cleveland Cavaliers won the 2016 NBA Championship, Cleveland Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith went what seemed like a straight week without wearing a shirt in public:

For nearly a week, shirtless J.R. became a sign of success and simultaneously acted as a rally cry for the city of Cleveland.

Fast forward to Wednesday night with the Indians trailing by three runs late in Game 7 of the World Series, the mood at Progressive Field was quite subdued. That all changed when, in between innings, Smith riled the home crowd up with a motivational shirt removal:

Hey Indians: are you trying to get some runs?