Minutes before tip off, basketball superstar LeBron James inadvertently exposed himself to millions of fans on live TV.
In what is being described as the biggest wardrobe malfunction to hit US TV since Janet Jackson’s boob made an appearance during a Super Bowl halftime show in 2004, the man nicknamed the ‘King’ offered a glimpse of his crown jewels.
A camera moved in for a poorly-timed close-up as the 30 year-old millionaire was adjusting his shorts and tucking in his jersey, leading to the moment that 18.5m viewers will never forget.
In the match itself, the top-seeded Golden State Warriors rediscovered their scoring touch and tied the Finals at 2-2 with a crucial 103-83 victory over James’ Cavaliers.
Game Five is scheduled for Sunday in Oakland, in the best of seven series.