Justin Bieber hasn't always had the best experiences at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. During a Clippers game last year, he got booed by the fans in attendance. But according to people who were at Kanye West's birthday bash at the Staples Center on Monday, Biebs had his most memorable Staples Center moment yet during the event.
If you haven't heard yet (and if you haven't, where the hell have you been?), Kim Kardashian rented out the Staples Center yesterday afternoon so that Kanye and a bunch of his friends could play a game. John Legend sang the National Anthem, real NBA referees were paid to officiate, and the Lakers girls even made an appearance to cheer on the players. It was pretty awesome.
But while Kanye was obviously the guest of honor, it seems Bieber stole the show. Trail Blazers forward Dorell Wright was at the game and talked to TMZ Sports after it ended. He revealed that, of everyone who played, Bieber was best. He also said that, if Bieber and Kanye played a game of 1-on-1, Biebs would come out on top. You can watch his interview here:
Biebs seemed to confirm what Wright said with an Instagram post that he put up after the game. He didn't drop 40 points during the contest like some people said:
But Biebs did name himself the MVP of the game on Instagram and also pointed out that he actually dropped 22 points. You can see a pair of those points (or was this a three?) in the video below, which features Bieber knocking down a J from the corner:
So what does all of this mean for Biebs' basketball career? Uh, unfortunately, nothing. As Wright pointed out, Biebs could probably play junior college ball if he wanted to but that's about it. It's clear that Biebs does have some game, though, so if you see him on the court this summer, take Wright's advice and stop him from going left. Unless, of course, you want to get burned by your little sister's favorite singer.
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