A new list from Green Label compiles a list of “NBA Players Who Should Be Name-Dropped In Rap.”
“It’s easy to rap about Steph Curry,” the article says. “Talking about the following guys shows a greater grasp of the current NBA scene, not to mention lyrical dexterity.”
Kawhi Leonard is one player who made Green Label’s list.
“Kawhi plays above the rim and lockdown defense without ever cracking a smile,” the story says after referencing his work in shutting down LeBron James in the 2014 Finals. “He’s basically the NBA version of ‘Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangster.’”
Another less-heralded player on Green Label’s list is Draymond Green.
“The consummate underdog,” Green Label says. “An unlikely success story. An amazing trashtalker who had the audacity to call Doc Rivers by his real name. Any rapper who doesn’t identify with Draymond probably isn’t all that good to begin with.
To read the full “NBA Players Who Should Be Name-Dropped In Rap,” visit Green Label.