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Before the Brooklyn Nets and Chicago Bulls even tipped off in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference playoffs, Jerry Stackhouse brought down the house.

Stackhouse, who has showcased his vocal abilities before, sang an impressive rendition of the national anthem. The 6-foot-6 Nets forward pumped up Brooklyn with his pregame festivities and proved once again that his skills extend far past what the 38-year-old can do on the court.

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  • Nice gesture, but the anthem was not meant to be turned in to a song with so many artistic license changes. I only wish folks would sing it the way it was originally written. The minute they start wailing and adding hundreds of syllables to single single words, I simply cut them off.
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