Exclusive NBA Playoffs Playlists: Atlanta & Golden State Players Meet Half-Court Over Drake Songs

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Drake cheers as the Toronto Raptors take on the Brooklyn Nets in Game Two of the NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinals at the Air Canada Centre on April 22, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 

With the NBA Playoffs starting Saturday, it's go time for the league's players. But what will they be listening to get amped for the big games coming up?

We asked stars off the Eastern and Western Conference leading Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors to pick their favorite playoff pump-up jams. The lists we got back are heavily stacked towards hip-hop, with a few exceptions. For instance, who could have expected that Jeff Teague would warming up to Paramore's "Ain't It Fun" as before his Hawks face off against the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday? 

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It's also worth noting that the Warriors' Harrison Barnes learned more than just how to play ball at the University of North Carolina, but also a love for local hip-hop hero J. Cole. And that his teammate Justin Holiday doesn't hold it against Houston rapper Lecrae for repping a Blake Griffin jersey in his "I'm Turnt" music video. It's clear no one holds Drake's allegiance to the Toronto Raptors against him, anyway. 

Read the lists below and head here for the NBA Playoffs full first-round schedule. 


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


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