Damarious Randall Did Something Dumb

Browns safety Damarious Randall caught the attention of a lot of people when he promised to buy jerseys if the Cavs win the Finals

Browns safety Damarious Randall caught the attention of a lot of people when he promised to buy jerseys if the Cavs win the Finals

The Cleveland fan base called his bluff.

Damarious Randall underestimated the power of free stuff, and he may have to pay for it.

Damarious Randall might have to dig deep into his pockets should the Cavaliers best the Warriors in the NBA Finals. As you can see below, the tweet said Randall would buy a jersey for anybody who retweeted him if the Cavaliers won the National Basketball Association championship. So Randall had already become the athlete with the most retweeted tweet ever, surpassing one by LeBron James that was retweeted more than 655,000 times past year, according to an unofficial list compiled on Wikipedia.

As many have already pointed out on his post, Randall never clarified what jersey he would buy all re-tweeters or how they would receive the jersey. The Browns defensive back tweeted this out late Sunday night after the Warriors finished off the Rockets to set up yet another NBA Finals matchup with the Cavaliers...

Another fan said that there's no way Randall would deliver on this promise, which Randall did take issue with.

"I definitely didn't think the Cleveland fan base would go this insane about it", Randall said, via ESPN's Pat McManamon.

As of Wednesday's evening, Randall had 885,000 retweets. Randall is a public figure with well over 130,000 followers on Twitter. For the record, Martin's tweet has 613,371 retweets as of today. "But I think he found out that, hey look, in this city it's about the Cavaliers and LeBron James". I think he has a love and respect for Steph Curry, obviously. Nobody is losing anything by pressing the retweet button, and they have everything to gain if the Cavaliers do manage to come through and win the title.

Coach Hue Jackson, who plans to jump into Lake Erie on Friday to make good on a promise he made when the team was going 0-16 last season, knew Randall would get some heat for his tweet. The only surprising thing is that he didn't see it coming.

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