Some examples of basketball warm-up songs used by the player LeBron James include "Trap Back Jumpin" by T.I., "Diamonds Remix" by Rihanna, "Conflicted" by Jerreau, "I'm Different" by 2 Chainz and "Get Right" by Young Jeezy. Basketball warm-up songs often are from the hip-hop, rap, R&B and rock genres.
Some additional songs that can be used for warming up before a basketball game include:
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