• Report: LeBron to star in first film w/ Kevin Hart

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Dec 5, 2013
    Hart plays the brother of an NBA star who gets a chance to prove himself at a fantasy basketball camp in Miami. Miami Heat forward LeBron James will star in a movie called “Ballers” with comedian Kevin Hart, reports Mike Fleming of Deadline.com. According to the report, the movie will star Hart as “a man who lives in the shadow of his NBA superstar brother , but gets a chance to prove himself when he and some pals attend a weekend fantasy basketball camp in Miami.” Way back in the fall of 2009, LeBron James seemed to be on top of the world. Production plans for the film were tabled for at least a year, and then put on hold indefinitely when the Miami Heat lost to the underdog Dallas Mavericks in the 2011 NBA Finals. He says the role is "something I could relate to, as far as fantasy basketball and guys wanting to be basketball players" who "never had really had the great opportunity to be a professional athlete."
    Source: CNNSI.com
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      Way back in the fall of 2009, LeBron James seemed to be on top of the world. He had won his first MVP award months earlier, was set to own the NBA landscape as a free agent the next summer, and had put the Cleveland Cavaliers in position to win their fi…
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