Watch: Blind 19-year-old sings NBA Finals Game 6 national anthem
A postseason that has seen spectacular anthems from the likes of Metallica and Santana might have saved its best anthem for last on Tuesday night, when blind 19-year-old Marlana VanHoose delivered a stirring performance before Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
VanHoose brought fans at Quicken Loans Arena to cheers many times before the anthem ended, with several inspiring trills and falsetto notes.
It remains to be seen, though, whether VanHoose successfully inspired the Cavaliers to series-saving victory.
At halftime, Cleveland trailed the Golden State Warriors, who own a 3–2 lead in the series and could clinch the NBA championship with a win Tuesday.