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Celebs cheer on the Atlanta Hawks

Media mogul/entrepreneur Ted Turner, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr., “Captain America: Civil War” star Anthony Mackie, recording artists Ludacris, Usher and The Dream and NBA stars turned commentators Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley were among the big names on the Atlanta Hawks’ VIP list last night.

Stars including rapper T.I., Chris Tucker and 2 Chainz have been in the Hawks' house recently, too.

Here's a look at some of the star power in the stands at Philips Arena lately!

Boxer Floyd Mayweather, far left, Ted Turner and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, on the right, were among the famous fans cheering on the Hawks last night. Photo: August Heim

 

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Usher's a fan. Photo: August Heim

 

Luda enjoys the game (and some popcorn!) Photo: August Heim

 

Rapper, producer and actor T.I. comes out on the court to celebrate with Hawks DeMarre Carroll after defeating the Wizards 82-81 in their Eastern Conference Semifinals game 5 on May 13. AJC photo: Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

 

American rapper 2 Chainz taunts Wizards guard Bradley Beal from his seat as he prepares to inbounds the ball in the final minute of a Hawks 82-81 victory in their Eastern Conference Semifinals game 5 on May 13. AJC Photo: Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

 

The Dream (left) and Chris Tucker share a laugh court side as the Hawks prepare to play the Wizards in their Eastern Conference Semifinals game 5 on May 13. AJC photo: Curtis Compton / ccompton@ajc.com

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Jennifer Brett is a multiplatform journalist and digital coach. She writes The Buzz blog for accessAtlanta.com.

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