Jessica Sanchez belts out American anthem at NBA Finals
A video posted on the entertainment blog Rickey.org showed the 16-year-old Filipino-Mexican-American wearing a little black dress with embellishments as she sang the national anthem.
Toward the end of the song, the crowd started cheering wildly and applauding Sanchez.
Meanwhile, the Oklahoma Thunder leads the NBA Finals series 1-0 after beating the Heat when Kevin Durant exploded for 36 points supported by Russell Westbrook with 27 points compared to Lebron James’ 30 points, the official NBA site said.
This is the third time that Sanchez sang the American national anthem for a big event after the finals of the singing reality show "American Idol" in late May.
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Sanchez, who has a Filipino mother and a Mexican father, has not yet set foot on the Philippines. - Andrei Medina, VVP, GMA News