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Top 5 Musical NBA Players

The NBA All-Star Game is coming up in a couple of weeks. There may not be any Rockets on the roster - even ex-Rocket/Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin didn't blow up in time to be added as a reserve - but musical names such as Kanye West, Rihanna (the halftime entertainment), Lenny Kravitz, Josh Groban, Cee-Lo Green, Melanie Fiona, and Cali Swag District are all either scheduled or rumored to be participating in the festivities surrounding Orlando's Amway Center.

Like anyone else with millions of dollars and a shortage of people around to tell them when something is a bad idea, many professional basketball players have also fancied themselves recording artists. Most of them should have just bought another Bentley, but a handful of roundballers actually proved to have some talent in the studio as well as on the hardwood.

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Chris Gray has been Music Editor for the Houston Press since 2008. He is the proud father of a Beatles-loving toddler named Oliver.
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