Found June 13, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
If an NBA Finals matchup between the Thunder and Heat isn’t intriguing enough for you, there are plenty of side stories to follow. First and foremost, there is always the mystery of whether or not LeBron James can finally get over the hump and win a ring. If basketball isn’t your thing, you can keep an eye on the ridiculous situation between Lil Wayne and the Thunder that just never seems to go away. After allegedly not being allowed to buy a courtside seat in Oklahoma City during the Western Conference Finals, Weezy was able to purchase one for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday night. However, he is once again unhappy with the people of Oklahoma City — this time the arena staff who must have frisked him at the door or something. Again I was treated like sh!t by the Thunder arena staff…dam..I hope da Heat beat da dog sh!t out em!! Again I was treated like sh!t by the Thunder arena staff…dam..I hope da Heat beat da dog sh!t out em!! — Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) June 13, 2012 ...
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