WATCH: Usher Sings National Anthem for NBA Finals Game 4

Usher sang the National Anthem for Game 4 of the NBA Finals. (Getty)

Usher sang the National Anthem for Game 4 of the NBA Finals. (Getty)

Award-winning R&B artist Usher performed the National Anthem at the NBA Finals prior to Game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and host Cleveland Cavaliers.

Usher was his usual cool self while performing and got the Quicken Loans Arena fans fired up before tip-off.

Check it out below:


Usher Sings Star-Spangled Banner Before Game 4Listen as music star Usher sings the national anthem pregame in Cleveland. About the NBA: The NBA is the premier professional basketball league in the United States and Canada. The league is truly global, with games and programming in 215 countries and territories in 47 languages, as well as NBA rosters at the start of…2015-06-12T01:53:03Z

How about that gold microphone? Pretty nice.

Below is snippet of him in rehearsal earlier in the day:


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The Twitterverse let there feelings known almost immediately, as it was reminiscent of Marvin Gaye’s classic 1983 NBA All-Star Game rendition:

Usher also sang the Anthem of Cleveland’s home opener on October 30, 2014:


Usher sings the national anthem at the Cavaliers home openerUsher sings the national anthem at the Cleveland Cavaliers home opener on Thursday night. Video by David Petkiewicz / NEOMG2014-10-31T01:49:19Z


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