TAG: Mark Wahlberg

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 13, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Recasting 10 Of The Greatest Basketball Movies Ever

Spike Lee (Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports)

Spike Lee (Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports)

When Spike Lee announced that he was in discussions with Ray Allen about a possible sequel to He Got Game, every basketball head who dearly loved the movie wondered who could possibly be casted for the next film. Would Ray Allen come back as Jesus Shuttlesworth? Would Denzel Washington come back and take on the role of Jake Shuttlesworth? Read More »

NBA, Smack / Sep 18, 2013 / 10:45 am

Mark Wahlberg Says Derrick Rose Is “Arguably” The Best Player In The NBA

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

Mark Wahlberg‘s a longtime Boston Celtics fan. He also dropped out of high school in the ninth grade.

But things change.

Wahlberg recently earned his high school diploma, taking online courses in-between takes of Two Guns, his new film with Denzel Washington. As for the Celtics, the actor told BullsTV he has his team but still always had respect for Chicago, even saying he was never upset when Michael Jordan beat Boston. That respect factor goes further: he says Derrick Rose is just as good as LeBron James. Read More »

instagram, Smack, Twitter / Sep 12, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Bulls Wing Jimmy Butler Drops Buckets On Mark Wahlberg

Jimmy Butler, Mark Wahlberg

The Bulls are poised to contend for a title this year with a healthy roster, specifically Derrick Rose, and a defensive wing that personifies contemporary NBA desires for a 3 & D stud. Jimmy Butler is that stud, and he comes cheap on his rookie contract, something the frugal Reinsdorf prefers. Maybe Butler’s not raking in multiple millions, but he recently balled with an actor who has, Mark Wahlberg. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 29, 2011 / 10:30 am

Justin Bieber To Star In Street Hoops Film With Mark Wahlberg

Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber (photo. adidas)

Yes, you read that headline right. And yes, you should be excited. If you got a chance like we did to see Justin Bieber hoop in the celebrity game during NBA All-Star Weekend, you know the kid can play. So after taking home MVP honors, it appears the scouts were watching – namely Mark Wahlberg. According to Mike Fleming of Deadline.com, Paramount Pictures is in negotiations for what could be the dramatic screen-starring debut of Bieber starring alongside Wahlberg. As he puts it, “The tone of the project is described as The Color of Money meets The Karate Kid.” Wax on. Read More »

NBA / Dec 1, 2009 / 1:00 pm

Mark Wahlberg & Will Ferrell Film Courtside At The Garden

The Other Guys

There’s nothing like living in New York. Case in point: On Sunday, November 22nd when the Knicks played the Celtics, Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell filmed scenes for their upcoming movie “The Other Guys.” Sitting courtisde along with co-stars Rosie Perez and Brooke Shields, the duo definitely made themselves noticed roaming the sidelines. Read More »