During an interview back in April, J.R. Smith admitted that he routinely throws bad alley-oop passes to LeBron James on purpose. His reason for doing it? He loves watching what LeBron can do with his awful alleys.

"I purposely do it because I want to see what he can do," Smith told ESPN.com. "And I believe he looks at it like that, too, because he looks at it as a challenge."

That may be the case, but there was nothing bad about the alley-oop Smith threw to LeBron during Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. Watch it in the video above. And then watch it again. And again. And again. And again. And…

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