Sitting courtside Knicks and Nets give me high fives
Nigga I be Spiked out, I can trip a referee

from Jay Z (Ft. Alicia Keys) – Empire State of Mind Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Jay-Z co-owns the Brooklyn Nets, and Spike Lee is the quintessential court-side sitter at Knicks games.

A callback to Jay Z’s verse on Cam'ron’s “Welcome to New York City”

Next to Spike as you pan left to right

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