Brooklyn Nets to honor rapper Notorious B.I.G. on 20th anniversary of his death

“The greatest rapper of all time died on March 9th.”

Those are the words of rapper Canibus, uttered on “Second Round Knockout,” his famous 1998 diss record aimed at LL Cool J. They’re a nod to the late, great Notorious B.I.G., who was killed in Los Angeles the year before.

Nearly two decades later, people are still paying homage to Biggie Smalls.

Sunday, the Nets will host #NetsBiggieNight, a celebration of Biggie’s life and music, to coincide with the 20-year anniversary of the Brooklyn native’s death, according to NBC New York.

Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace, along with his friend and Bad Boy Records label head Sean “Diddy” Combs, will be in attendance at Barclay’s Center. The matchup against the Knicks will feature Biggie’s tunes throughout the game, and the Nets’ cheerleaders have a special performance planned.

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Despite sustaining a sprained left foot, John Wall dished out a career-high 20 assists to Website For Cheap Jerseys go with 14 points as the Wizards beat the Bulls, 112-107. With the win, Washington is now 3 1/2 games behind the Cavaliers for the top seed in the East.

The Pistons: Toronto outscored Detroit 27-9 in the fourth quarter to gain momentum in a game which at one time appeared to be out of reach. The Pistons missed their final 10 shots of the game in the 82-75 defeat. Marcus Morris was just 1 of 13 from the floor wit three points in 35 minutes.

Cavaliers (45-22) at Clippers (40-29), 8:30 p.m. ET — The defending champions kick off a four-game road trip against Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and the Clippers. LA needs a win to keep the fifth seed in the West while the Cavs look to maintain their Eastern Conference lead over the Celtics.

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