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THE FUTURE QUEEN OF ENGLAND AND THE CURRENT QUEEN OF AMERICA.

1. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were originally expected to watch the Nets vs. Cavaliers game from a VIP box, but officials confirmed Sunday that the royals would be sitting courtside for the second half of the game.

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2. As the second quarter of the game progressed, it looked more and more likely that the historic meeting would take place.

3. Past evidence suggests that Prince William is a Jay Z fan, so he was undoubtedly excited about meeting Bey and Jay as well.

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4. Finally, a few minutes into the third quarter, the royal couple took their seats.

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5. America’s “royal” couple was already sitting courtside.

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6. And then, during the next break, it happened.

7. Will and Kate’s attendance at the game — their first NBA game — was to celebrate a new partnership between The Royal Foundation’s United for Wildlife and Coach Core programs and the league’s NBA Cares global social responsibility program

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Let’s get a playdate for Prince George and Blue Ivy in the books pronto.

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