Sacramento Kings’ Victory Over The Indiana Pacers Is Spurred By 50 Cent

Sacramento Kings' Victory Over The Indiana Pacers Is Spurred By 50 Cent

It’s no secret that 50 Cent has a talent for motivating those around him, even NBA teams.

The G-Unit leader spoke to the team prior to Wednesday night’s (November 30) game against the Indiana Pacers. The rapper’s Sire Spirit, signed a multi-year deal with the Sacramento Kings over the summer.

The entire team was in stitches as 50 pulled them into the morning pregame warmups with his pranks and stories. 50 broke down the Kings’ huddle after engaging in a dap-up with head coach Mike Brown and later posed for pictures with some of the players, including standout point guard De’Aaron Fox.

“They said they was gonna do it and they did it. @sacramentokings W tonight the beam is lit,” he wrote on Instagram after the Kings dismantled the Pacers.

The Kings defeated the Indiana Pacers by a score of 137-114 at the Golden 1 Center, with Harrison Barnes scoring 22 points to lead the way. 50 also has a beverage agreement with the Indiana Pacers.

The Kings have a new ritual whereby one member of the squad “lights the beam,” which fires a purple beam of light through the stadium and into the sky.

On Wednesday night, 50 Cent and the guard Malik Monk performed the honors to a standing ovation from the audience. In addition, 50 said, “@sacramentokings doing their thing tonight, ya know the vibes W.”

In a deal he signed with the Sacramento Kings earlier this year, the 47-year-old made his champagne company, Sire Spirits, the exclusive presenting beverage sponsor of the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. Additionally, the club “Rush by Sire Spirits” at the arena will now have a 500-bottle Le Chemin du Roi Champagne Wall.

Additionally, the Sacramento Kings Foundation and 50’s G-Unity Foundation will collaborate to support local youngsters through scholarships and other programs.

With the win, the Kings improved to 11-9 and are now trying to secure their first postseason berth since 2006, which is by far the NBA’s longest drought.

As Houston continues to accept the native of Queens, New York, as one of its own, 50 Cent has been awarded his own day and the city’s key.

At the annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in the Texas city last Thursday, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner gave the renowned awards to the head of G-Unit (November 24).

On behalf of the Houston City Council, 50 Cent also received a proclamation designating November 24 as Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson Day in the city. His “successful career” and “countless humanitarian efforts” are mentioned in the proclamation along with other accomplishments.

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