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Alison nails it at the NBA

Natanga Smith

Alison nails it at the NBA

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PERFORMING on an NBA court for the first time in front of the game’s king, the Soca Queen came up big.

Local songbird Alison Hinds executed a slam dunk Bajan style on Wednesday night, when she was the centre of attention at the Barclays Centre in Brooklyn, New York.

While she wasn’t there for a show, Hinds put on quite a show when she sang the United States National Anthem live before the start of the National Basketball Association (NBA) match-up between hosts the Brooklyn Nets and the Lebron ‘King’ James’ led Cleveland Cavaliers.

“I was nervous. This was one thing I didn’t want to mess up. If you do it wrong it is something that will haunt you for the rest of your life and follow you to your grave,” she told WEEKEND NATION via telephone from Trinidad and Tobago yesterday after her return from the Big Apple.

Please read the full story in today’s Weekend Nation, or in the eNATION edition.