I’ve heard of rappers wanting to be ballplayers, but never an announcer. T.I. channeled his inner Marv Albert when he joined Hawks announcers Duane Ferrell and Bob Rathbun on Friday night (11/9) to do color commentary as his hometown team took on the Miami Heat.

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Kudos to T.I.’s publicist. Artists take note of a new way to promote your latest project: forget floor seats when you can jump behind the microphone and actually call the action. Trouble Man will be in stores December 18th. Check out the video below of T.I. at work.

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