Master P. To Play Basketball For The ABA

Mogul Percy "Master P." Miller has signed with the American Basketball Association's The Las Vegas Rattlers.Miller, who's fortune is estimated to be between $200-300 million dollars, has flirted with basketball in the past.In 1998, the 6 foot 4 inch rapper tried out for the Charlotte Hornets, only to be cut.The following year he inked a deal with the Toronto Raptors, but was let go before the season started.Miller, who has also played with Fort Wayne of the CBA and San Diego of the IBL, was on his way to college to play for the University of Houston, when a knee injury sidelined him.That is when Miller turned to rap music. But the passion for basketball is something he cannot deny.Prior to signing with the ABA, Miller practiced with the NBA's Denver Nuggets, in hopes of gaining an opportunity to try out for the team.Miller and the Rattlers take on the undefeated Long Beach Jam on December 16th at the Pyramid in Long Beach California.The Rattlers have also signed Joe "Jellybean" Bryant, the father NBA star Kobe Bryant as head coach.