Rapper Lil B the Based God is becoming the most feared man in the NBA, thanks to the dreaded "Based God Curse," and the Atlanta Hawks are doing whatever it takes to stay in his good graces.
The curse began with a fight between Lil B and Kevin Durant that ended with B tweeting that he had cursed the Thunder star. After the curse, and the release of a diss song called "F--- KD", Durant suffered a series of injuries that ended his 2015 season early and left the Thunder out of the playoffs.
Earlier this week Houston's James Harden was warned by the rapper that he had stolen his "cooking dance" celebration from The Based God and was treading on dangerous ground.
People that steal from Lil B will pay now or later all you have to do is pay respect to the original and the leader blind ones will - Lil B— Lil B THE BASEDGOD (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) May 22, 2015
After Harden faltered in the final seconds of Game 2 as the Rockets fell to the Warriors, the Atlanta Hawks decided the curse was no laughing matter and asked for the rapper's blessing on Twitter.
The Hawks in-house organist, Sir Foster, even offered to play some Lil B during Friday's game.
UPDATE: The Hawks pleas have been answered!
Lil B was quick to clarify that there was still time for Harden to be saved from the curse as well.
And please remember James harden has not been cursed like Kevin durant james was warned. Just waiting for harden to speak on dance - Lil B— Lil B THE BASEDGOD (@LILBTHEBASEDGOD) May 22, 2015
- Brendan Maloy