Global superstars Jay Z and Beyonce were sat courtside as they watched the Brooklyn Nets’ home opener at the Barclays Center last night. Jay Z, a former owner of the Nets and mega star wife Beyonce watched on as the home team defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder 116-85.

Singer and actress Ashanti was also in attendance, singing the national anthem before the game.

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