Everyone wants to be a baller! Rappers, actors, pop stars, all love the fast-paced action in the NBA. Drake loves his Raptors, Jay Z has his Nets and Leonardo DiCaprio roots for the Lakers. The playoffs are in full swing so keep reading to learn which celebs are the biggest basketball super-fans!
Drake, 29, is a full on basketball geek! He is a native of Toronto which gives him a special bond with the NBA team from that city, the Toronto Raptors. Drake can be seen sitting court side at almost every Raptors home game, yelling, screaming and heckling the visiting team. Drake is not alone in his obsession for the hard court. Keep reading to learn who are the biggest celebrity hoop fanatics!
Justin Bieber, 22, loves to sing, is not a huge fan of selfies, but absolutely loves playing and watching professional basketball. Just the other day Justin shared a video of himself crossing over on his buddy and manager Scooter Braun, 34, who is also a huge hoop fan! Justin is a basketball super fan for sure. He has sat court side at games all over the place, from Lakers games in LA, to Knicks games in NYC and at Raptors games in Toronto. The guy loves the sport.
Chris Brown, 27, is another musician who has hoop dreams. When Breezy isn’t playing in celebrity all-star games with Justin, he is taking Rihanna, 28, to Laker games. The infamous couple shared a special Christmas together in 2012 at a Los Angeles Lakers game. Those two have mad love for the game. There are even more celeb couples who love basketball. Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis? Yep! They are huge fans of dunks and alley-oops.
Who do you think Jay Z loves to take to see the Nets? That’s right! His gorgeous wifey Beyonce! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West also love to take in 4 quarters of NBA action. Kim’s sisters all love basketball too. Khloe Kardashian was married to Los Angeles Laker Lamar Odom, while sibings Kylie Jenner & Kendall Jenner have been spotted with Kourtney Kardashian at many basketball games at the Staples Center over the years.
So Drake will not be the only celeb watching the Raptors battle the Cavs or the Warriors and Thunder in the NBA playoffs. NBA action is some of the most exciting stuff to watch in professional sports, just ask Jack Nicholson how long he has been a die-hard Laker season ticket holder!
What do you think HollywoodLifers? Who is your favorite NBA celeb basketball super fan?