Playoffs Playlist: What NBA Players Are Listening to With the Season on the Line

Catch up on what NBA players are listening to for motivation during the Playoffs.

 

It's rare these days to see an NBA athlete coming off the bus or walking to the locker room without his headphones on. In the playoffs, every possession matters—and for a player, in a sense, so does every song he plays for motivation. Some of the stars recently shared their jams with SI; peep and listen to several below, including some from the hot-topic Clippers and one from our next cover athlete Damian Lillard:

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It's rare these days to see an NBA athlete coming off the bus or walking to the locker room without his headphones on. In the playoffs, every possession matters—and for a player, in a sense, so does every song he plays for motivation. Some of the stars recently shared their jams with SI; peep and listen to several below, including some from the hot-topic Clippers and one from our next cover athlete Damian Lillard:

DeAndre Jordan

"Work Remix" – A$AP Ferg
"We Made It" –Drake ft. Soulja Boy
"Hit 'Em Up"—2Pac
"We Dem Boyz"—Wiz Khalifa
"Big Baby Gonna Turn it Up"—Glen Davis

Jamal Crawford

"Heaven's Afternoon"—Wale ft. Meek Mill
"Man of the Year"—Schoolboy Q
"Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)"—Kendrick Lamar/Jay-Z
"Happy"-Pharrell
"Sky's The Limit"—Notorious B.I.G.

Draymond Green

"Money Baby"—K Camp ft. Kwony Cash
"Danny Glover (Remix)"—Nicki Minaj ft. Young Thug
"Sanctified"—Rick Ross ft. Kanye West & Big Sean
"No Thrillz"—John Connor
"Juugin"—Wayne Nitty & L.E.G.Z Diamond

Mo Speights

"Walk Thru"—Rich Homie Quan ft. Problem
"Man of the Year"—Rich Home Quan
"Respect That You Earn"—Yo Gotti ft. Wale & Neyo
"Got Me Some More"—Wiz Khalifa
"Loyal"—Chris Brown ft. Lil Wayne & Tyga

Jordan Crawford

"We Made It"—Drake ft. Soulja Boy
"Black and White"—Rick Ross
"Hurt No More"—Rich Homie Quan
"The Hope"—Fabolous ft. Jadakiss
"Platinum Chanel"—Dom Kennedy

Damian Lillard

"400 Degreez"—Juvenile
"Hey, Soul Sister"—Train
"Memories"—Rich Homie Quan
"Dead Presidents"-J.Cole
"Closer To My Dreams"—Drake

C.J. McCollum

"Sanctified"—Rick Ross
"Holy Grail"—Jay-Z ft. Justin Timberlake
"Crooked Smile"—J.Cole ft. TLC
"Neva End"—Future
Soul Tape 3—Fabolous

Bradley Beal

"Man of the Year"—Rich Home Quan
"I Know"—Yo Gotti ft. Rich Homie Quan
"The Language"—Drake
"Danny Glover (Remix)"—Nicki Minaj ft. Young Thug
"War Ready"—Rick Ross ft. Young Jeezy

John Wall

"Danny Glover (Remix)"—Nicki Minaj ft. Young Thug
"Live That Life"—Lil' Durk
"Bang Bros"—Lil' Durk
"Make Me"—Meek Mill
"WWYD"—Rich Homie Quan

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

"I Don't Want To Do Anything"—Mary J. Blige
"On To The Next One"—Jay-Z
"Miss Me"—Drake ft. Lil' Wayne
"Numb Encore"—Linkin Park & Jay-Z

DeMar DeRozan

"Feeling It"—Jay-Z
"Nobody"—Rick Ross ft. French Montana
"Yay Yay"—Schoolboy Q
"Compton"—Kendrick Lamar ft. Dr. Dre
"Dreams Money Can Buy"—Drake

Amir Johnson

"Money Trees"—Kendrick Lamar
"Trophies"—Drake
"Don't Kill My Vibe (Remix)"—Kendrick Lamar/Jay-Z
"Dreams and Nightmares (Intro)"—Meek Mill
"Knuck If You Buck"—Crime Mob

Patrick Peterson

"Sanctified"—Rick Ross ft. Kanye West & Big Sean
"Murda"—Kid Ink ft. Pusha T
"Radioactive"—Imagine Dragons
"Dreams Worth More Than Money"—Meek Mill
"Candy Rain"—Soul 4 Real


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