The First Game of the 2017 NBA Finals Was Really Just a Battle Between Rihanna and Kevin Durant

And she won.

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Rihanna, blessed be her name, stopped by the first game of the NBA finals to support LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, and went ahead and started a rivalry with Kevin Durant. But first, let's rewind to her appearance on court—a moment so stunning commentator Jeff Van Gundy morphed into a teenage fab-boy and squealed: "I don't about this, but Rihanna just walked in front of me. Are you kidding me?" he said.

Rihanna then took her seat, but she didn't just watch the game. No, she heckled the other team (the Golden State Warriors), served side-eye, and caused the internet to melt down into meme-dom.

Oh, and she dabbed.

But, friends: it was RiRi's searing battle of glares with Kevin Durant that was the real winner, which began after she yelled "BRICK" during his free-throw.

By the way, Durant was asked about the moment, and had this to say:



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Mehera Bonner
Entertainment Editor

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.