20 NBA Players Reveal Their Playoffs Playlists

0 comments
 
Photo: Centpacrr/WikiMedia/Creative Commons 

At the onset of the 2015 NBA Playoffs, the association asked players from five teams to name the songs on their playlists heading into the postseason. Predictably, many featured Drake as their top man. We break down their favourite tunes and, for your listening pleasure, let you in on their top tracks.

Top artists:
Drake: 22 songs
Kendrick Lamar: 8 songs
Kanye West: 5 songs
J. Cole: 3 songs
Calvin Harris: 3 songs

Genre:
Rap: 61
Electronic: 4
R&B/soul: 2
Rock: 2
Classical/orchestral: 2
Country: 1
Reggae: 1

Toronto Raptors

DeMar DeRozan
“Hood Politics” – Kendrick Lamar
“Legend” – Drake
“Backseat Freestyle” – Kendrick Lamar
“Takeover” – Jay-Z
“Straight Outta Compton” – N.W.A

Jonas Valanciunas
“Know Yourself” – Drake
“6 Man” – Drake
“0 to 100” – Drake
“Started From The Bottom” – Drake
“Straight Outta Compton” – N.W.A

Terrence Ross
“Hood Politics” – Kendrick Lamar
“King Kunta” – Kendrick Lamar
“Know Yourself” – Drake

Golden State Warriors

Draymond Green
“Drinks on Us” – The Weeknd
“Flicka Da Wrist” – Chedda da Connect
“10 Bands” – Drake

Justin Holiday
“Know Yourself” – Drake
“10 Bands” – Drake
“I’m Turnt” – Lecrae

Harrison Barnes
“King Kunta” – Kendrick Lamar
“Fire Squad” – J. Cole
“G.O.M.D.” – J. Cole

Atlanta Hawks

Jeff Teague
“Dark Sky (Skyscrapers)” – Big Sean
“10 Bands” – Drake
Ain’t It Fun – Paramore

Kent Bazemore
“6 Man” – Drake
“Allure” – Jay-Z
“All Day” – Kanye West ft. Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney

Mike Muscala
“More Than a Miracle” – MNEK
“Be Real” – Kid Ink ft. Dej Loaf
“Used To” – Drake

Mike Scott
Future
Big Sean
Johnny Cinco

Memphis Grizzlies

Courtney Lee
“Stay Loyal” – Nipsey Hussle
“Ball Drop” – Fabolous ft. French Montana
“Legend” – Drake
“When We Ride On Our Enemies” – Tupac
“Picture Me Rollin’” – Tupac

Kosta Koufos
“Headlines” – Drake
“No Tellin’” – Drake
“Energy” – Drake
“It Was A Good Day” – Ice Cube
“String Quartet No. 14 in G” – Mozart

Mike Conley
“Blessings” – Big Sean ft. Drake and Kanye West
“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar
“Champion” – Kanye West

Tony Allen
“10 Bands” – Drake
“No Tellin’” – Drake
“Know Yourself” – Drake

Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard
“Closer” – Goapele
“Daughters” – Nas
“I Ain’t No Joke” – Eric B and Rakim

CJ Mccollum
“Blessings” – Big Sean ft. Drake and Kanye West
“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar
“One Mic” – Nas

Meyers Leonard
“Lay It On Me” – Dylan Scott
“Energy” – Drake
“It’s Still Rock N Roll To Me” – Billy Joel

Washington Wizards

Bradley Beal
“Here I Come” – The Roots
“Go Hard or Go Home” – Wiz Khalifa ft. Iggy Azalea
“How We Roll (Fast Five Remix)” – Don Omar
“Dangerous” – David Guetta ft. Sam Martin
“Ride Out” – Kid Ink, Tyga, Wale, YG, Rich Homie Quan

Kevin Seraphin
“Power” – Kanye West
“Heart of Courage” – Two Steps From Hell
“Rise and Shine” – J Cole
“Lights On” – Trip Lee
“Blame” – Calvin Harris

Otto Porter
“M.A.A.D City” – Kendrick Lamar
“We Be On It” – Dej Loaf
“C.U.B.A.” – Calvin Harris

“Outside” – Calvin Harris ft. Ellie Goulding
 
  
 
6 songs about The 6
From from Drake to Tony Yayo, the big-league and up-and-coming rappers who have name dropped Toronto’s ballers
Posted on Apr 8, 2015
 
‘You think about doing better than last year.’
The Raptors talk post-season experience, last year’s loss and what drives them
Posted on Apr 1, 2015
 
10 franchises with friends in high places
Household names including Barack Obama and Manny Pacquiao predict who will take it all
Posted on May 5, 2015

LEAVE A RESPONSE

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

RELATED POSTS

Atlanta Bound

18 Feb 2021

All-Star Weekend Set

04 Feb 2021

Never Been Better

23 Jan 2021

10 Game Sample Size

17 Jan 2021

  • Raptors’ Corner

  • Video Highlights

  • Facebook

  • Top Internet Presence by: BrandsWon.com

  • Twitter

  • Pick N Pod

  • Shop

  • Featured Video

    Oops, something went wrong.
  • STAY IN TOUCH!

    LATEST POSTS

    Atlanta Bound
    18 Feb 20210 comments
    All-Star Weekend Set
    04 Feb 20210 comments
    Never Been Better
    23 Jan 20210 comments

    LATEST TWEETS

    Read all tweets

    © 2016 BallnRoll

    Web Solutions by: CO4 Computing Inc