On Tuesday, there was a unlikely reunion of sorts at the Time Warner Cable Arena when the Washington Wizards went to Charlotte to play the Bobcats. It was between the Wizards' Bradley Beal and the 'Cats part owner Nelly. Bet you didn't that coming. Here's what Beal revealed to The Washington Post's Michael Lee:
Most know him as Nelly, platinum-selling rapper and part owner of the Charlotte Bobcats. Bradley Beal also knows him as Cornell Haynes, the family friend who would occasionally walk him to elementary school before hitting it big.
Nelly was a former star athlete at University City High in suburban St. Louis, where Beal’s mother, Besta, was a physical education teacher and athletic director. So, Beal can’t remember the first time he met Nelly, only that it was “ages ago.”
“I knew who we was, but I didn’t know,” Beal said of the now 39-year-old Nelly. “He wasn’t as big as he is now, but he was an up-and-coming rapper and eventually ‘Country Grammar’ came out” in 2000.
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[via The Washington Post]