"That's a cheap shot by a low-class type player. You don't do that. That's gay on his part. I told him that he was gay, too, for touching me in my private parts." - Francisco Elson about Kevin Garnett.
Nowadays, it seems as though every star player takes a turn at rapping. One of the more recent examples of this phenomenon has been Dwight Howard, who recently released an album called "Shoot for the Stars" that promises "MVP worthy recordings of popular arena anthems." In the following song, Dwight gets his Isley Brothers on.
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