Burna Boy in Attendance As Boston Celtics Destroy Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors

Burna Boy in Attendance As Boston Celtics Destroy Steph Curry, Golden State Warriors

Edwin Kiplagat
updated at March 4, 2024 at 3:38 PM
  • Burna Boy watched the Boston Celtics demolish the Golden State Warriors
  • The Celtics beat the 2022 NBA champions by 52 points on their home floor
  • The Afrobeats superstar performed in the 2023 NBA All-Star in Salt Lake City

Nigerian artist Burna Boy was courtside to witness the Boston Celtics' 52-point demolition of 2022 NBA champions Golden State Warriors.

The Celtics registered their third 50-point win this season after the latest blowout win, extending their winning streak to 11 games.

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Burna Boy poses with Boston Celtics star Jaylen Brown before their win over the Golden State Warriors. Photos by Boston Celtics.
Source: Instagram

The City Boys singer watched Jaylen Brown and Jason Tatum dismantle the Warriors early in the first half. The hosts built a 44-point half-time lead, their largest half-time lead in franchise history, per ESPN.

The Celtics stretched the lead to 51 in the third quarter before pulling their starters. Stephen Curry didn't play in the second half and ended the game with four points in a difficult game.

The Nigerian-born star probably hoped for a much closer contest between the two NBA teams who met in the 2022 NBA Finals.

The Grammy Award-winning artist performed at the 2023 NBA All-Star weekend in Salt Lake City, Utah. The musician said he dreamt of playing in the NBA before he became a global star.

The Celtics and NBA posted photos and videos of the Nigerian sitting courtside before tipoff on Instagram.

Burna Boy celebrates Nigeria

Sports Brief earlier reported on Burna Boy celebrating Nigeria for reaching the final of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations.

Nigeria qualified for the AFCON final after defeating South Africa 4-2 via penalties after the semi-final clash had ended 1-1 after extra-time, with Kelechi Iheanacho scoring the winning spot-kick.

However, in the final, the Super Eagles suffered a heartbreaking 2-1 defeat to hosts Ivory Coast.

Burna Boy performs in UCL final

Sports Brief also reported on Burna Boy thrilling fans with an epic performance before the 2023 Champions League final between Manchester City and

Burna Boy performed some of his hit records, including global chart-topping Last Last. Fans at the stadium were in awe of the Afrobeats superstar.

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Edwin Kiplagat has five years of experience in journalism working as a Sports Editor at Africa Insight Communications and ESPN. Edwin Kiplagat is a Bachelor's Degree holder in journalism from the Multimedia University of Kenya.