A situation in which a team is leading a playoff series 3 games to 1 and still ends up losing the series 4-3 in 7 games. The most recent example of this is the Cleveland Indians blowing their 3-1 lead against the Chicago Cubs in the 2016 World Series. This phrase was popularized by the Golden State Warriors, after the lost in the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers after holding a 3-1 lead.
Both the Warriors and Indiands blew 3-1 leads this year.
by Wussel Restbrook December 23, 2016
when your name is Ryan and you like the clippers
“Bruh that nigga is a 3-1 lead
“Dawg ofc it’s a fucking ryan”
by lebumdum April 25, 2022
To loose or come short in a situation despite having unequivocally enormous advantage for success.
despite receiving all the questions beforehand, James blew a 3-1 lead in the tests.
by Englader_11 September 7, 2019
When you are so close to win but then you lose
"I don't want you to blow a 3-1 lead"
"I made a mess and blew a 3-1 lead"
"I wouldn't have blown a 3-1 lead if I kept up with the effort"
by NoKangaroos November 30, 2016