Game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals will be played tonight and the Cleveland Cavaliers have to give their maximum effort in order to tie the series. During the media session that was held on Saturday, J.R. Smith was quite talkative as he took a shot at Draymond Green for his history of dirty plays.

While Green is definitely known for his dirty game, Smith's comment was rather uncalled for and it will definitely ignite the Golden State Warriors and Green. The Warriors won the opening game of the series 113 to 91 and J.R. Smith had a poor performance as he scored only 3 points on 1-for-4 shooting. Taking a shot at Draymond Green wasn't a smart idea, but we will see if the Cavaliers guard can play well and avoid second straight loss of the series.

J.R. Smith added fuel to the fire

Draymond Green is undoubtedly an easy target as he has a long history of dirty plays. However, it would've been much smarter if Smith did not say anything as his comments will definitely affect the Warriors and they will give their best to beat the Cavaliers once again.

When J.R. Smith was asked if the Cleveland Cavaliers will be dirtying up their game on Sunday night, he used the situation to bring up Green and his dirty plays. "Dirtying up the game? I don't know about that. They got one guy who keeps kicking people in the nuts. I don't know about that," said the guard. While Smith did not specifically mention Green, we all know who he was referring to.

It is important to mention that Green was suspended for game 5 of the 2016 NBA Finals because of his dirty plays.

Green tried to hit LeBron James' private parts and he eventually got into a scuffle with the Cavaliers superstar. Without Green, who was their best player, the Warriors lost the fifth game of the series and they ended up losing the finals and blowing a 3-1 lead in it.

What will we see in game 2?

Cleveland Cavaliers had a disappointing performance in the opening game of the series and they got blown out due to their poor effort, mostly on defense.

On the other side, the Warriors won their 13th straight playoff game, becoming the only team to do so in a single playoff run.

The Cavaliers will face a tough challenge once again, but this time, they will have to win.

Going down 0-2 in the series is not an option, and they have no guarantee they would win a single game at home either. Game 2 will be crucial for both teams, and if the Cavaliers fall, they might become another team to get swept by this year's Warriors.

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