Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett to perform national anthem during NBA Finals

ABC/Randy HolmesMetallica‘s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will be performing the national anthem prior to Game 3 of the NBA Finals, which will see the band’s hometown Golden State Warriors take on the visiting Toronto Raptors.

Hetfield and Hammett have previously performed their instrumental version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” for Warriors games, as well as before San Francisco Giants baseball games and San Jose Sharks hockey games.

Game 3 of the NBA Finals airs Wednesday, June 5 on ABC. The series is currently tied 1-1.

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