It's The 5-year Anniversary of Lance Blowing In LeBron's Ear

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It's The 5-year Anniversary of Lance Blowing In LeBron's Ear

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It's The 5-year Anniversary of Lance Blowing In LeBron's Ear

The infamous meme from the 2013-2014 season is 5 years old. Is this the best meme of all time?

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Where were you when the blow heard 'round the world happened? 

5 years ago tonight, with the Pacers trailing 3-1 in the Eastern Conference Finals to the defending NBA champion, and their hated rivals, Miami Heat, Lance Stephenson broke the internet en route to a 93-90 win to keep Indiana's season barely afloat for another game. 

Part of me is thankful that he did it, and not just for the memes that followed. If he wouldn't have, maybe the collapse that was the 2013-2014 Pacers would be more focused on. 

Instead, this gif/meme gets the heat (no pun intended). 

There were some pretty good ones. Feels like this moment was kind of the birth of the absolute crazy internet meme. I mean, it still pops up on Twitter to this day. 

Forget five years ago - that tweet was five hours ago.  

This one takes the cake. 

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