Luke Walton might currently be the head coach of the Lakers, but he definitely hasn’t forgotten how last season ended when he was an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors.
Many Cleveland fans took pride over the summer in reminding the Warriors that they blew a 3-1 Finals lead against the Cavaliers in June. Even LeBron couldn't pass up taking a shot at the Warriors at his Halloween party.
Lo and behold, Cleveland fans found themselves in the same position Wednesday night, with their Indians being pushed to a Game 7 after being up 3-1 on the Cubs in the World Series.
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The irony was not lost on Walton, who, after the Lakers' win over the Hawks, took great delight in seeing the Indians trailing the Cubs in Game 7.
And apparently asked with a grin, “How’s that feel, Cleveland?”
Yeah, Walton hasn’t gotten over last season’s loss. Will Indians fans feel the same pain Wednesday night?
Lakers coach Luke Walton looked at a TV just now, saw the World Series score, laughed & said with a huge grin, "How's that feel, Cleveland?"