/ Jun 23, 2014 / 5:00 pm
With the blink-and-you-missed it way basketball has infiltrated our online and television lives, it’s only fair you get some warning for what’s up next. Whether it’s a basketball game halfway around the world, the NBA Finals, a revealing interview, or a high school star’s mix tape, we’ve got you covered with our “Screen & Roll” recap of what’s coming on for the coming week. Read More »
/ Feb 24, 2014 / 9:43 pm
LeBron James previously shot down rumors â€” originally reported by Deadline.com â€” that James had been cast in the titular role for a Space Jam sequel creatively titled: Space Jams 2. But when James sat down with the Palm Beach Post, following his unfortunate broken nose, he said the opportunity to star in the sequel would be “great.” Read More »
After Brian Windhorst dropped a bomb on Twitter last night, we all ran with the notion LeBron James would be starring in Space Jam 2, a sequel to the animated Michael Jordan hit from 1996. Warner Bros. was supposed to have confirmed the film was happening and James would star. Then the rug was yanked out from under excited fans. Read More »
It’s still relevant 18 years after it was released, but people can’t seem to get enough of the animated Michael Jordan feature length film, Space Jam. Bugs Bunny and the rest of the Tune Squad was enjoyable for toddlers and the adults who worshipped at the alter of Jordan as he came back from his first retirement in ’96. NBA 2K14 has come out with a Space Jam mod, and it’s about as amazing as you’d think. Read More »
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 »
With so many corny and over-directed basketball films out there, and with the recent news about a possible He Got Game sequel, we figured it was time to put together another rundown of all the best hoop flicks (we dropped an original list way back in 2010). No criteria needed here, just good action and solid storylines… stuff that’ll make you come back again and again.
You also won’t find any documentaries here — so while Hoop Dreams is revolutionary, amazing and timeless, it won’t be found on this list. Here are the 20 best films you need to see as a basketball/movie fan. Read More »
Shaquille O’Neal will be returning to Hollywood, as he will be joining Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Kevin James in the sequel to “Grown Ups,” creatively called “Grown Ups 2.” Shaq made a cameo appearance in Sandler’s recent box office bomb “Jack and Jill” and must have showcased some acting skills to Sandler that garnered him this role.
We all know Shaq is an actor extraordinaire, appearing in blockbuster films like “Kazaam” and “Steel.” It got us thinking what is the best movie performance by a NBA player? Read More »
Add actor to Kevin Durant‘s expanding resume. Durant brought Hollywood to Oklahoma City to film “Thunderstruck”, a basketball based movie aimed at children that centers on Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The plot sounds very similar to the movie “Like Mike.” Read More »
No matter how much we try to compare players to him, there will never be another Michael Jordan. The way he transcended the game of basketball onto a global platform is unique to that of any individual athlete. Michael Jordan is the reason many of us love the game of basketball today. But aside from us basketball junkies, Jordan did the exact same for sneakerheads across the globe. With his legendary career & Tinker Hatfield‘s mastermind design skills, Michael Jordan changed the shoe game forever. Through a span of about 15 years Jordan Brand emerged as the pinnacle of sneaker excellence. Read More »
A lot of NBA players have opportunities to win. But not everyone can say they starred in a movie. Kevin Durant should soon be able to say that. The Oklahoman is reporting KD is nearly set to star in a major Warner Bros. film that will begin production sometime next month. As you all know, there’s this thing called the lockout going on, and any other September would probably be out of the question for the NBA’s heir. But this year, he’s taking advantage of his time off. Read More »