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Lil Wayne: I Got Kicked Out of Heat Game for Cheering for the Lakers

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Lil Wayne says his support of the L.A. Lakers got him kicked out of a Miami Heat game, but a fan says Wayne got booted for making a “gun gesture.”

On Sunday afternoon, Lil Wayne tweeted about his exit from the game at 4 p.m. that day:

However, a fan who was present at the same game says Lil Wayne was kicked out of the game for another reason:

Instagram user “dreamteammiami” posted a photo of Wayne being kicked out of the arena.

Miami Heat spokeswoman Lorrie-Ann Diaz sent an e-mail to USA Today stating that Lil Wayne wasn’t kicked out of the game; he chose to leave himself. She didn’t clarify if the rapper was approached by security before leaving, though.

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Lil Wayne’s presence at basketball games doesn’t seem to go over very well with team officials. In June of last year, Lil Wayne wasn’t allowed entry into a Western Conference finals game in Oklahoma City. Wayne cited racism as the reason behind him not being able to attend the game.

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Wayne spoke to the Associated Press about the situation and the player who made an effort to support him:

It’s the players stepping up, but, of course, the players aren’t white. I don’t want to be sitting there on behalf of you and I’m sitting next to a (person) that’s like ‘I don’t want this (guy) sitting next to me.’ (Forget) you … I’m in Forbes.

Oklahoma City Thunder spokesman Dan Mahoney stated that Wayne was denied entry due to him not having a ticket for the sold-out game. He spoke to USA Today, stating:

We’d love to have him at a game, but like anyone else, he needs a ticket.

Relations have reportedly improved between Wayne and Oklahoma City team officials since he attended an NBA finals game in Oklahoma City afterwards.

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