Kings Of Courtside: 28 Pictures Of Rappers At NBA Games

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  • rick-ross
    Rick Ross and his son enjoying <a href="http://www.xxlmag.com/news/2013/05/rick-ross-son-kick-it-court-side-at-heat-vs-bulls-game-2/">the Heat's current playoff series</a>.
  • lil-wayne
    Lil Wayne and his girlfriend posted up at the Lakers game.
  • kanye-west
    Kanye West with new buddy Ben Stiller.
  • drake
    Drake going in to hug it out with a player.
  • diddy-spike
    Diddy and Spike Lee connect over the Knicks.
  • snoop-dogg
    Snoop Dogg getting an earful from Stephen A. Smith.
  • nas
    Nas and Shaq have a hip-hop moment.
  • jay-z
    Jya-Z and Beyonce before the Brooklyn Nets.
  • meek-mill
    Meek Mill and his friend sitting courtside at Philadelphia 76ers game.
  • dj-khaled
    DJ Khaled and Birdman enjoying the courtside view.
  • ti
    T.I. and D-Wade having a moment during the game.
  • ice-cube
    Ice Cube and his family repping that purple and gold.
  • jeezy
    Three of hip-hop's biggest - T.I., Young Jeezy and Nelly - at the playoffs together.
  • ludacris
    Ticketmaster somehow put Ludacris, Dave Chappellle and Prince next to each other.
  • nicki-minaj
    <h2>"I used to think that we'd reunite / I'd be your wife in the real life." - Nicki Minaj on "Young Forever"</h2>
  • will-smith
    Will Smith enjoying his Philadelphia 76ers.
  • flo-rida
    Flo Rida stays focused on the Miami Heat.
  • birdman
  • 2-chainz
    2 Chainz shooting around.
  • kendrick-dre
    Kendrick Lamar courtside with Dr. Dre - just one of the perks of signing with Aftermath.
  • fat-joe-neyo
    Ne-Yo and Fat Joe sharing the Knicks experience.
  • swizz-beatz
    Knicks fandom runs in Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys' family.
  • waka-flocka
  • big-sean-wale
    Wale and Big Sean swagged out at courtside.
  • mobb-deep
    Mobb Deep reunite at the Knicks game.
  • gucci-mane
  • fabolous-chris-brown
    Fabolous and Chris Brown, pre-"Ready."
  • 50-cent
    50 Cent watching the Knicks.

The NBA playoffs are in full-swing, and with only four series left, it’s coming down to the final moment to determine which team’s the league champion. But the NBA playoffs aren’t only good watching high intensity basketball; they’re also prime events at which to see your favorite rapper (if you’re into that kinda thing).

Now, XXL has put together a gallery of 28 photographs of rappers hanging out courtside at basketball games.

  • 74

    Birdman lookin like he sayin to his son ” weezy my only son. nigga you adopted!”

  • walt deezel

    white woman is like oh my god, who is this black man