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Illustration for article titled Infographic Compares NBA Scoring With Hip Hop Name-Dropping

If you enjoy hip hop and the NBA, then you definitely need to spend some time playing with's fancy new infographic. The concept is simple: see how various NBA players' season-by-season scoring numbers stack up against their yearly mentions in hip hop songs.


Expectedly, Michael Jordan comes out on top with 447 lifetime name-drops, most of which came long after his playing days were over. Yao Ming checks in with a surprising 35 lifetime name-drops, and Dwight Howard is proven to be hated by everyone, earning a delightfully low 11 mentions despite his impressive numbers.


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