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Setting NBA highlights to Sting’s album of medieval lute music proves he’s the perfect halftime performer for the NBA All-Star Game.

By Dan Gartland
January 28, 2016

The NBA’s decision to have 64-year-old British singer-songwriter Sting perform at halftime of the All-Star Game in Toronto was a curious one. Pairing the former Police frontman with the pageantry of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend doesn’t seem like the best match. But we decided to set NBA highlights to Sting’s 2006 album of Renaissance lute music and see if the pairing made sense.

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