The stars, both from Tottenham, have been in constant touch since Adele’s split from her ex-Husband this April. The singer even celebrated the rapper’s 37th birthday with him at the Crystal Maze experience in London less than two weeks ago.
Fans believe the two could have been introduced by their mutual friend Stormzy.
Lillard just spoke about the rap battle with reporters ... but claimed he and Shaq have NO beef -- and he considers their lyrical squabble now over.
"I said what I had to say about it. He's retired now and I've still got to play," Lillard said ... "It's no beef or nothing like that, he just dissed me and I dissed him back."
Selena is “open to dating” someone new but knows she’s “better off” without her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber.