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Royals Unite! Prince William & Kate Middleton Meet Jay-Z & Beyonce At A Nets Basketball Game

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Dec. 9 2014, Updated 10:27 a.m. ET

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America's pop and British political nobility meet at last! Prince William and Kate got the royal treatment at a courtside basketball game, where they ran into pop gods Beyonce and Jay-Z.

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge made sure their trip to the United States was worthwhile in both work and play, sitting courtside for Monday's Brooklyn Nets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game.

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Earlier that day, Prince William had joked with President Barack Obama during his first visit to the White House's Oval Office, before delivering a speech at the World Bank anti-corruption conference.

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The power couple was quickly introduced to American pop royalty, Beyonce and Jay-Z, during second half of the Cavaliers' victory game. The rapper and his beautiful bride had just returned from a trip to Iceland, where rumor has it the weather wasn’t the only thing getting "icy."

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Nevertheless, the power couples beamed as they exchanged kind words and returned to their seats for the rest of the game.

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Despite gossip of trouble in paradise, Beyonce and Jay-Z looked happier than ever. Perhaps Beyonce’s new single that stirred up split rumors for the second time this year is merely a far cry from the blissful truth.

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Kate looked très chic, sporting a grey coat by U.S. designer Tory Burch, skinny jeans and black heels.

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Upon their arrival to New York City on Sunday, the Duke and Duchess were booked solid, with plans to tour the East Coast for three days, including a trip to the nation’s capital.

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With their second child on the way, the couple looked eager to snack.

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The happy couple found immense entertainment sitting next to basketball legend Dikembe Mutombo.

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Prince William exchanged jovial words with the renowned player.

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Beyonce, donning white-and-black shirt and pencil skirt, and Jay-Z were seated directly opposite the royal couple for the remainder of the game.

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The fun didn’t stop there: William and Kate later met Cavaliers' LeBron James for a friendly photo opp.

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The NBA recently announced partnership with William’s United for Wildlife organization and a coach program, making this the perfect opportunity for a meet-and-greet.

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The charitable basketball player gifted the couple with cupcakes and jerseys – even one for Prince George! Cue the “aw,” for our gentle giant Lebron James.

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