Ne-Yo, Tenille Arts & Walk Off the Earth also lined up to perform ahead of Games 3 & 4 in Warriors-vs.-Raptors series.
The NBA has announced that Metallica's James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will perform "The Star-Spangled Banner" before Game 3 of the NBA Finals on Wednesday. In addition to the legendary rockers, Canadian country artist Tenille Arts will perform "O Canada" ahead of Wednesday's game in honor of the Toronto Raptors, who are tied 1-1 with the Golden State Warriors in the best-of-seven series.
Both games will air live from Oakland, Calif.'s Oracle Arena starting at 9 p.m. ET on ABC in America and Sportsnet in Canada.