When it comes to sports and rap, the old line goes, "Rappers want to be ballers and ballers want to be rappers." It's true too. Rappers like Game and Cam'ron had dreams of hooping in the NBA before finding their calling in music. Meanwhile, NBA stars like Metta World Peace and Shaquille O'Neal have dropped their own rap albums. So it's only natural for MCs to hang out with the NBA's best and brightest. With the playoffs starting today, we're sure to spot some of our favorite rappers attending games and hopefully celebrating wins afterwards like Lil Wayne and Dirk Nowitzki did after the Mavericks won the championship 2011. Check out 50 Photos of Rappers With NBA Players.
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