Move Over, Drake, The NBA Has a New Superfan: Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift attends the Orlando Magic vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2014 in New York City. 

Taylor Swift showed up courtside at another Knicks game last night -- this time in the company of Kate Upton and Amanda Seyfried.



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Taylor's love for the Knicks apparently goes way back. In her recent Time cover story, she explained, "I performed at the Knicks' -- at Madison Square Garden's -- Kids Talent Competition at halftime when I was 12 or 13. And ever since then I've had this kind of sparkly, magical opinion of Madison Square Garden and the Knicks, since they let me sing when I was a little kid."

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On top of that, she's gone to the Met Ball several times. "The most normal people at that event, every single time, are Amar'e Stoudemire and his wife Alexis. I talk with them and hang with them every time I'm there. So I've always had this sort of love of the Knicks, just because Amar'e is so cool."

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Perhaps the strongest evidence of her attachment to the Knicks came when the Time interviewer pointed out that the Knicks aren't very good. Swift replied, "I love them, though. Why does that matter?" Check out Billboard's gallery of rock stars courtside below.


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