WWE Hall of Famer Booker T has accomplished a lot in his pro wrestling career. He especially made a name for himself in WCW and then WWE. Being such a big name, it comes as no surprise that there are many other celebrities in other fields who revere him. This includes NBA player Tyrese Haliburton, who had a fanboy moment after meeting Booker T during a recent basketball game.

Booker T is undeniably one of the most beloved pro wrestlers of all time, and his extensive accolades are well-recognized. He holds the distinction of being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame twice – first as a singles star in 2013 and later in 2019 alongside his brother Stevie Ray as part of Harlem Heat.

Being a major veteran from the hottest period of WWE, there are many younger generations of fans who look up to the WWE Hall of Famer. In fact, as revealed by footage making rounds online, Booker T met a very famous fan recently.

As seen in the video below, Booker T met up with Indiana Pacers’ Tyrese Haliburton backstage during a recent NBA game. Haliburton was over the moon seeing his hero Booker T and Sharmell, making for a wholesome interaction.

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Booker T, no way…And the Queen!”

WWE and other professional sports have a very deep and longstanding relationship, which is why meetings such as this have become commonplace now. Nonetheless, fans enjoyed Booker T’s interaction with the NBA star and that’s what matters more.

What’s your view on this interaction between Booker T and Tyrese Haliburton? Do you want other such interactions in the future? Let us know in the comments section below!

Subhojeet Mukherjee

Subhojeet is a professional wrestling fan for over 22 years. He got captivated by the sport during the Monday Night Wars and has a passion for it ever since. He also enjoys TV shows, movies, anime, novels and music, which broadens his perspective and appreciation for wrestling. He is a knowledgeable and respected voice in the industry.

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