Five biggest celebrity fans of NBA

The NBA is one of the most popular sports leagues in the world. It boasts a huge fan base around the world but is most popular in North America. The league is composed of 30 teams and provides a great spectacle for the fans who often like to mix their sporting experience with betting through sportsbooks at Bet NJ.

1- Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson is the veteran American actor whose career spanned more than 50 years. He has the distinction of winning the Academy Award for Best Actor twice while he also earned twelve Academy Award nominations, making him the most nominated male actor in history.

His name definitely deserves to be on this list. The famous filmmaker has been a season ticket holder for the LA Lakers since 1970. The fans of the NBA can often spot him on television during matches.

Jack Nicholson has been supporting his team since the times of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Magic Johnson. He has been in attendance during most of the LA Lakers’ big moments.

2- Jay Z
Jay Z is widely regarded as one of the most influential hip-hop artists in history. He is a rapper, songwriter and record executive. However, the 52-year-old is also known as one of the biggest fans of the NBA.

Jay Z has been present during the NBA’s biggest events. He remained a part-owner of the Brooklyn Nets team for ten years. The famous artist is also said to own a stake in the Barclays Center, which is the home of the Nets.

3- Barack Obama
Barack Obama served as the President of the United States from 2009 and 2017. We can all agree that the President of the US is an extremely busy person who can find it very hard to watch or attend games.

However, Barack Obama still worked out a way to attend his favourite games whenever he could. It is said that he grew up watching the NBA and is a big Chicago Bulls fan. The former US President was also seen playing basketball in the White House court.

4- Beyonce
Beyonce is one of the world’s best-selling recording artists, with the Texas-born star having sold 118 million records. She has been a big fan of Houston Rockets while her husband Jay Z is a supporter of Brooklyn Nets.

Beyonce can be spotted in the Toyota Center cheering for her team.

5- Spike Lee
Loyal fans support their teams even when they are losing. They also know everything about their famous stars, even information such as tallest soccer player. Spike Lee, the famous American actor, director, producer and professor, is one such fan who has been supporting the New York Knicks for more than 50 years. The franchise hasn’t won a title since 1973 but Spike Lee has still been one of the biggest supporters. If you happen to be in Madison Square Garden, you are likely to spot the famous film director cheering his team.

6- Drake
Drake, the highly popular rapper, singer and actor, is undoubtedly the biggest fan of the Toronto Raptors who compete in the NBA. The 35-year-old has been supporting the Toronto based side for many years now. He is also said to have a good relationship with the Raptors’ players and their coach Nick Nurse.  Drake became the new global ambassador of the Toronto Raptors in 2013.