WATCH: DJ Khaled Joins LeBron James’ “Pack,” Days After Embracing Michael Jordan at Miami F1 GP

Published 05/13/2022, 9:30 PM EDT

DJ Khaled was seen embracing NBA legend Michael Jordan when he attended the Miami F1 GP. Jordan, LeBron James, and David Beckham, among other celebrities, attended the stunning event a few days back. One could say that the race weekend was star-studded and a huge hit. Everyone was at the Miami International Autodrome to witness the grand spectacle. 

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When you are considered the “GOAT” by millions of fans around the world, everyone wants a piece of you. And it was no wonder everyone wanted to interact with Michael Jordan. A photo of MJ, Lewis Hamilton, Tom Brady, and David Beckham made the internet go crazy.

DJ Khaled with Michael Jordan and LeBron James

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When MJ and Khaled met, they embraced each other. But it looked like DJ didn’t want to let go of the Bulls legend. But Khaled isn’t just any other fan, he has a strong bond with Jordan. DJ shared the details of his latest collaboration with the Jordan brand. 

 

 

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Khaled recently shared the gift he has received from LeBron James via Instagram. He got a Lobos 1707 Tequila from James, who is an early investor in the company. Lobos 1707 was named after the Spanish word meaning “wolves” and it is dedicated to “Celebrating the strength of the pack”. 

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After Khaled shared this, LeBron re-shared it with the caption “WELCOME TO THE PACK”. This could also mean that the 46-year-old could join James in the company with some investment of his own.

DJ Khaled roots for the Heat during the playoffs

DJ Khaled is an important figure in Miami, and he wouldn’t dare miss the NBA playoffs. He was ever-present on the sidelines during the Miami Heat’s game 6 win against the Philadelphia 76ers. DJ was seen motivating the Miami players now and then. Moreover, in a hilarious act, he was seen giving shoulder massages to head coach Erik Spoelstra.

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As for the series, the 76ers tied the series 2-2 after winning two consecutive games. But the Heat later pumped the steam and blew out Philly in game 5 with a scoreline of 120-85. In game 6, the Philadelphia 76ers had the chance to tie the series 3-3 in their home, but Miami had other ideas.

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Coach Spoelstra and his team won game 6 with a score of 99-90. Jimmy Butler scored the most points with 32 and had 8 rebounds, 4 assists, 2 steals, and 2 blocks. Max Strus had a good game for the Heat as he registered a double-double. He scored 20 points and grabbed 11 boards. 

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As for Joel Embiid, he recorded a double-double with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Tyrese Maxey contributed 20 points, but struggled from the field throughout the game. James Harden continued his poor form with 11 points and 9 assists.

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Bagavathi Eswaran

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Bagavathi Eswaran is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He has been playing the game of basketball for more than 20 years now and has also been following the NBA for more than 10 years. After not being able to go pro, this former college player decided to join the IT industry.

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