By Rishi Iyengar
April 6, 2015

The Cleveland Cavaliers dominated from beyond the arc against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night, making 16 3-pointers in a 99-94 home victory.

Half of those threes came from guard J.R. Smith, including an amazing shot from way, way out — 40 feet or just inside the Bulls’ half, to be exact — just as the halftime buzzer went off.

A flailing Smith collapsed into one of the courtside seats right after the shot went in, and then got up and took a bow (who wouldn’t?).

That wasn’t even the furthest three-point buzzer-beater of the game, oddly enough, as Smith’s teammate Kyrie Irving sank one from 52 feet to beat the shot clock in the third quarter.

As Irving and LeBron James’ shrugs indicate, it was just one of those games.

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