R. Kelly Sings National Anthem at Nets Game, Drains 3-Pointer: Watch

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R. Kelly performs onstage during R. Kelly, New Edition and The Jacksons at the 2013 BET Experience at Staples Center on June 30, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

R. Kelly showed up early to sing the national anthem at Tuesday's basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks at the Barclays Center, shooting around beforehand and sinking a 3-pointer. 

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The R&B icon swished the shot, dressed in a turtle neck with a blazer and sunglass on, with a cigar in his mouth. See it here:

 

Afterwards, he belted out "The Star-Spangled Banner," taking some liberties with the traditional melody. Watch a clip here:

 

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