Once upon a time, according to the Washington Post, Bradley Beal was just a kid who was a family friend of Cornell Haynes. Haynes, who is older, would occasionally walk him to school.

Beal grew up to be an NBA player. Haynes, not long after those walks to school, became a rapper better known as Nelly.

The two kept in touch and Nelly even got some courtside seats to the All-Star events on Saturday night (though it’s not clear if they’re from Beal or just from being Nelly). So when Beal did this in the first round of the Foot Locker Three-Point Contest, the St. Louis rapper was incredibly