Los Angeles Lakers guard JR Smith sure knows how to celebrate after winning an NBA title.

After all, he had plenty of practice as part of the Cleveland Cavaliers team that overcame a 3-1 deficit and beat the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 Finals. Back then, he went shirtless for about a week to celebrate the Cavs’ title and the end of Cleveland’s championship drought. 

Four years later, the final buzzer had not even sounded yet in the Lakers’ Game 6 victory over the Miami Heat in the Finals and the 35-year-old guard was already shirtless. This clearly rubbed off on his Lakers teammates like Dwight Howard, Kyle Kuzma, and Alex Caruso, who all went shirtless during the postgame press conferences. 

So with the Lakers celebrating the franchise’s 17th title at Marquee in Las Vegas, it should come as no surprise to see Smith behind the DJ booth leading the way:

Perhaps the big surprise is that Smith actually had a shirt on here, unlike in 2016:

Aside from Smith manning the DJ booth, glimpses of the Lakers’ championship celebration in Las Vegas included dancers waving a flag with the team’s logo while everyone partied on:

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LeBron James was seen earlier in the day in Vegas smoking a cigar with his number on it while playing blackjack and rooting for the Los Angeles Dodgers.


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