Kevin Hart is set to write and star in Ballers, a comedy in which the diminutive standup will play LeBron James's brother – alongside LeBron. Hart will play "a man who lives in the shadow of his NBA superstar brother (James), but gets a chance to prove himself when he and some pals attend a weekend fantasy basketball camp in Miami."
At this point, LeBron's only acting experience has come in commercials and in ESPN specials, so it'll be interesting to see what he brings to a full-length movie. It's something he's wanted to do for a long time, since being the best basketball player on the planet [...]
In his ongoing quest to out-Bill Murray himself, Bill Murray appear on ESPN's College Gameday on Saturday, and when broadcaster Lee Corso appeared dressed as a Native American – apparently to show his support of the Florida State Seminoles over Murray's pick, Clemson – Bill Murray did the only thing Bill Murray could do, and body slammed him. How very Bill Murray. (H/T Uproxx)
Last night, Daily Show corresponent Aasif Mandvi filed this report on the NCAA, which seems like quite an upstanding organization.
Coach! Time’s running out. You gotta put me in the game, coach. I’m not exactly sure what sport we’re playing here, but coach, please, put me in the game.
Are we playing basketball? I think this is basketball. I’ve got a good basketball-y feeling about this. We’re definitely playing some b-ball here. Right? Listen coach, let me play in the b-ball competition. Trust me, I won’t let you down. If we’re on defense, I’ll block the shot or punt the ball or whatever. That is, if we are on defense. I’m not entirely clear on that. If we happen to be on offense, I can make the three-pointer that [...]
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You remember the great Olympic story of the man so good at riding a fancy horse fancily that not only did he win a gold medal for fancy horse walking but also other medalist started give him their medals – Ryan Lochte was like, "Here's my medal and the Lochtey to my heart" – until soon this man had all the medals? Of course you don't remember, it's happening right this second to Stephen Colbert and [...]