"If I wasn't in the rap game/I'd probably have a key knee-deep in the crack game/Because the streets is a short stop/Either you're slinging rock or you got a wicked jump shot." Those are some of the bars dropped by The Notorious B.I.G. on "Things Done Changed." Similar to Biggie, today's hip hop artists have reached long-term success through rapping in favor of selling drugs or becoming a basketball player. But that doesn't mean that they won't dabble here and there with shooting around the rock, or getting involved in a pick-up game.
Even though these artists got skills on the mic, do they have what it takes to make it in the NBA? It all starts with whether or not you can knock down a mid-range J. We take a look at the jumpers of the big names in hip-hop while offering up some constructive criticism. Who Got Game: Grading the Jumpshots of Rappers.
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