Basketball Stars! The Courtside Celeb Hall of Fame

From Usher to the Olsens, these A-listers love to cheer for their favorite NBA teams from the best seats in the house

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Lorde & Chris Rock

Lorde with boyfriend Justin Warren, Chris Rock at the Milwaukee Bucks vs. the New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden.
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A rarely-seen Lorde sits next to Rock at the Milwaukee Bucks vs. New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on Nov. 10.

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Usher & Justin Bieber

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The two singers reunited to catch the 2021 NBA season opener on Oct. 19. Celebs filled the seats as the Golden State Warriors faced off against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Adele & Rich Paul

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Also the 2021 NBA game opener: Adele and boyfriend Rich Paul sat courtside. The stunning singer had a Louis Vuitton coat draped over her shoulders alongside Paul, who wore a suede olive jacket and black turtleneck.

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Adele looks on during the first half in Game Five of the NBA Finals between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Phoenix Suns at Footprint Center on July 17, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona.
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Hello ... it's Adele again sitting courtside for Game 5 of the 2021 NBA finals between the Phoenix Suns and the Milwaukee Bucks.

Also among the star-studded crowd was LeBron James, Lil Wayne as well as Vanessa Hudgens, who sang the National Anthem.

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Spike Lee

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Attending a New York Kicks game means watching the team play — usually while the famed director jumps out of his longtime courtside seat to cheer them on.

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Courteney Cox, Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West
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Friends meets Keeping Up with the Kardashians?

Kardashian West got out of her seat to support sister Khloé's boyfriend Tristan Thompson during a Los Angeles Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game.

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Jack Nicholson & Adam Sandler

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The die-hard Laker fan and the Sandman shared laughs at the Laker game in 2012.

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David Arquette

David Arquette (L) and Will Ferrell attend a game between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers
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The actor dressed the part at the LAKE SHOW in 2010.

Side note: We spy funnyman Will Ferrell admiring Arquette's ... enthusiasm.

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Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss & Ben Stiller

Taylor Swift (C), model Karlie Kloss and actor Ben Stiller attend a game between the New York Knicks and the Chicago Bulls
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Swift and Kloss found themselves super-focused at a New York Knicks game while seated next to Stiller and his son Quinlin in 2014.

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Brad Pitt, Catherine Keener & Steven Spielberg

Brad Pitt, Catherine Keener and director Steven Spielberg watch Game six of the Western Conference Finals during the 2002 NBA Playoffs
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When not at the Oscars, Pitt, Keener and Spielberg could be found sitting together at the 2002 NBA Playoffs between the Sacramento Kings and the L.A. Lakers

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Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen

Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen during Celebrities Attend Boston Celtics vs. New York Knicks Game
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It's double the cheers when the Olsens come through Madison Square Garden to root for the New York Knicks.

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Ben Schwartz & Billy Crystal

Celebrities At The Los Angeles Clippers Game
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In L.A., you might find Schwartz and Crystal sitting side-by-side at a Clippers game.

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Rihanna attends a basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers
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RiRi, who reps LeBron James all day, had a jaw-dropping time at the Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Lakers game in 2016.

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Drake reacts in the first half during Game Five of the 2019 NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors
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The rapper is an honorary Toronto Raptors sideline staple. He goes hard for his hometown team and frequently attends their games.

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Mindy Kaling

Celebrities At The Los Angeles Lakers Game
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For Kaling, basketball games are the perfect outing for her and her father Avu Chokalingam.

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Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo

Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center on December 01, 2019 in Los Angeles, California
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Even when the kiss cam isn't on them, Prinsloo will steal a smooch at the Staples Center.

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Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis
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Normally super private, the couple doesn't mind the camera while out at Laker games.

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Jack Black

Celebrities At The Los Angeles Lakers Game
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The actor spent quality time with son Samuel in 2017 at the Washington Wizards vs. L.A. Lakers game.

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Steven Yeun & Joana Pak

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The happy couple spent date night at the Detroit Pistons vs. L.A. Clippers game in 2016.

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Jimmy & Kevin Kimmel

Celebrities At The Los Angeles Lakers Game
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The Kimmels — dad Jimmy and son Kevin — look alike and even cheer alike at Laker games, as seen here when the team played the Chicago Bulls in 2016.

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Beyoncé, JAY-Z & Kate Middleton

Beyonce and Husband Jay-Z greets The Duchess of Cambridge in the game of the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on December 8, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City
Beyoncé and JAY-Z meet Kate Middleton and Prince William in 2014. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty

It was a royal affair when the Duchess of Cambridge met the king and queen of music in 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Lily Collins & Charlie McDowell

Lily Collins and Charlie McDowell are engaged
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The couple sweetly posed back in January at a Laker game, before they got engaged in September.

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Katie Holmes & Suri Cruise

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Spotted at a 2017 Detroit Pistons vs. L.A. Lakers game: Holmes and her lookalike daughter Suri.

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Chris & Jack Pratt

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How cute are the Pratts enjoying popcorn and family time at the L.A. Clippers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game in 2017?

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Emma Stone & Dave McCary

Emma Stone and Dave McCary
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Another now married couple who were just boyfriend and girlfriend at the Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Clippers game in 2019. How times have changed!

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Denzel & Pauletta Washington

Celebrities At The Los Angeles Lakers Game
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The acting icon and wife Pauletta had a great time sitting courtside at the Sacramento Kings vs. Lakers game in 2017.

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Flea & Melody Ehsani

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist was decked out in Lakers gear alongside wife Ehsani when their team played the Golden State Warriors in 2019.

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Bryan Greenberg & Jamie Chung

Celebrities At The Los Angeles Lakers Game
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The cute couple clapped it up at the Staples Center when the Lakers played the New York Knicks in 2016.

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Tom & Connor Cruise

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The Cruise men made a very rare appearance during game two of the NBA Western Conference Finals in 2006.

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Kevin Hart & Eniko Parrish

Kevin Hart and Eniko Parrish attend a basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Atlanta Hawks at Staples Center on November 17, 2019 in Los Angeles, California
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The Harts showed love at the Staples Center while watching the Lakers play the Atlanta Hawks in 2019.

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Idina Menzel & Walker Nathaniel Diggs

Idina Menzel and Walker Nathaniel Diggs
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Menzel and her son wore L.A. Clippers gear to cheer on their team as they faced the Charlotte Hornets in 2019.

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Sean Combs, Ben Stiller & Christine Taylor

Sean Combs, Ben Stiller, and Christine Taylor attend The 64th NBA All-Star Game 2015
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Diddy and sons King and Justin watched the NBA All-Star Game in 2015 alongside friendly exes Stiller and Taylor.

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Lil Wayne, Christopher Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Chrissy Teigen & John Legend

Lil Wayne, Christopher Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Christine Teigen, and John Legend sit in the audience during the 2011 NBA All-Star game
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Only in L.A. will you find Lil Wayne, Maria Shriver, Chrissy and John sitting together at an event — that event being the 2011 NBA All-Star game. Legendary.

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Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly kiss during the kiss cam as they sit courtside during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NBA
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The kiss cam spotted the comedians sitting courtside at the 2011 Western Conference Semifinals, so naturally the two couldn't pass up the opportunity.

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The Kardashians

Kris Jenner, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian attend Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Finals
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The family — including Kris Jenner, Mason Disick, Khloé, Kourtney and Penelope Disick, seen here — are Team Tristan, and regularly went to see the Cavs play in Cleveland.

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Kendall & Kylie Jenner

Kendall Jenner and sister Kylie Jenner attend Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings basketball game
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Sisters Ken and Kylie love basketball games too, especially when they spot themselves on the jumbotron.

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