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Phrase Rauf, Rauf, Rauf is on fire.
Anchor Craig Kilborn
Reference 1985 Rockmaster Scott & The Dynamic Three song "The Roof Is On Fire", later repopularized by The Bloodhound Gang's song "Fire Water Burn" 
Sport Basketball

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Once used while Abdul-Rauf (then of the Nuggets) dribbled up court to attempt a buzzer-beater. As Abdul-Rauf took the ball up court, Kilborn chanted Rauf, Rauf, Rauf; then as Rauf's heave clanged off the rim, Kilborn Not on fire.
The actual lyric is "the roof, the roof, the roof is on fire".
It's also part of the chorus to a Coal Chamber song. I believe it is or was a school yard chant actually.
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