The 1992 basketball comedy “White Men Can’t Jump” is getting a remake from “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris, Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin, and Ryan Kalil of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers. Barris is producing and writing the script for the revamped “White Men Can’t Jump” under the overall film deal he signed with Fox in September. Griffin and Kalil are producing through their Mortal Media producing company, along with partner Noah Weinstein.
CJ Wilcox: Got to meet THE Jason Bourne at the @livebynightmovie premiere here in LA. Have to give thanks to @caa_basketball & @wbpictures for the invite. Movie was GREAT, go check it out! With the Brodie’s @elfrid @supermariohezonja
Mark Jackson: “Let’s show some respect to the opposition. Whether it’s Damian Lillard, whether it’s C.J. McCollum, whether it’s Marc Gasol or Mike Conley. There’s more to pump up a game than four players from a particular team. If I was coaching the opposition’s team, I’d end the pregame meeting with that commercial by our very own ESPN.“
In short, Soulja Boy has been wildin’. The rapper has been all over social media due to his beef with Chris Brown and a recent interview where he explains, with unintentional hilarity, a home invasion. Soulja, who refers to guns as “Dracos,” went viral thanks to the #SouljaBoyChallenge and now Lakers swingman Nick Young is crediting the “Kiss Me Thru The Phone” rapper for inspiring L.A.’s play. Young doubled up his scoring average from last year and is currently putting up 14.8 points per night while shooting a career-best 47.7 percent from the field and 44.9 percent from three. Following the Lakers’ 116-102 win over the Grizzlies on Tuesday, Swaggy P credited his hot shooting to the “Draco Soulja effect:”