Metallica’s official Instagram account shared a recent photo and revealed that Metallica’s James Hetfield and Kirk Hammett will hit the hardwood and kick off Game 3 in the NBA Finals.

Kirk Hammett said that:

So yeah – @papa_het_and I are doing that #starspangledbanner thing before Game 3 of the #nbafinals ⚡️🤘⚡️ get ready ! #jimihendrixrules @metallica#goldenstatewarriors”

Here is the official statement:

“Congrats to the Golden State @Warriors as they compete for their fourth @NBA Championship in five years! Look for James and Kirk to hit the hardwood and kick off Game 3 tomorrow, June 5th, with their rendition of the U.S.

National Anthem and award-winning country artist @TenilleArts performing the Canadian National Anthem as the Warriors take on the Toronto @Raptors in Oakland at Oracle Arena.

Tip off is at 9:00 PM Eastern / 6:00 PM Pacific, so be sure to tune in early to ABC in the U.S. and Sportsnet in Canada to watch!”

You can see the photo below: