Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will be performing the U.S National Anthem during tomorrow’s (5th) Game 3 of the NBA championship finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors. The game kicks off tomorrow evening at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, CA.
Metallica announced the news earlier this evening via Facebook, stating:
“Congrats to the Golden State Warriors as they complete for their fourth NBA Championship in five years!
Look for James and Kirk to hit the hardwood and kick off Game 3 tomorrow, June 5th, with their rendition of the U.S. National Anthem and award-winning country artist Tenille Arts performing the Canadian National Anthem as the Warriors take on the Toronto Raptors in Oakland at Oracle Arena.
Tip off is at 9:00 PM Eastern / 6:00 PM Pacific, so be sure to tune in early to ABC in the U.S. and Sportsnet in Canada to watch!”