NBA Announcer Marv Albert Collides With 50 Cent’s Entourage At Jimmy Kimmel Live

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Vibe | November 20, 2009 - 10:21 pm

When famed sportscaster Marv Albert showed up to the Jimmy Kimmel Live show on Wednesday (Nov. 18), he never expected to get into a fight backstage.

According to the Los Angeles Times, Albert was a guest on the evening’s show alongside rapper 50 Cent. When the longtime sports commentator arrived for the taping, no one in Fif’s entourage knew who he was, and some sort of scuffle ensued.

The rapper’s bodyguards began shouting obscenities, a few fists were thrown, but Albert was able to finally make his way to the waiting room.

“It’s Marv Albert,” a Kimmel show guard yelled, but the security detail for Fif’ didn’t care.

Albert was OK, but said he was confused as to what happened.

“Did you see that?” he asked. “I thought they were kidding, but then I realized they weren’t.”

Marv Albert is a veteran NBA announcer for TNT, and was in town for the Lakers-Chicago Bulls game on Thursday (Nov. 19).