The Crossover: 10 NBA Players and Their Hip Hop Equivalents

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If there was ever a direct correlation between a sport and a genre of music, basketball and hip hop would be that correlation. The two entities always seem to have some overlap in modern popular culture where rappers want to be basketball players and basketball players want to be rappers. We have seen this manifest in entertainers playing in celebrity all-star games and basketball…