Rivers also revealed to the actress that he and the rest of the NBA watch the ABC hit show. “That is true,” Kimmel said. “A lot of guys in NBA watch Scandal.” When the audience thought the host was joking he re-assured them, saying “I happen to know that for a fact.”
Former Celtic Antoine Walker has worked to educate current professional and college athletes on the responsibility of handling money and wealth during their careers. Walker, a three-time All-Star, earned an estimated $108 million during his career, only to face bankruptcy and massive debts. He has worked his way out of his financial issues and produced a documentary about his NBA life, entitled “Gone In An Instant.”
Mark Wahlberg might be adding another athlete to his entourage … ’cause TMZ Sports has learned that the A-lister is in talks with NBA star Caron Butler about bringing his life story to the big screen. Butler has a brand new book out called “Tuff Juice” — in which the Sacramento Kings forward details how he overcame a hard life as a drug dealing youth to make it to the NBA.
Well, there is one movie everyone can imagine you in and that’s Space Jam 2. Your recent Marvin the Martian commercial got some Space Jam fans excited. Would you like to be in a Space Jam sequel if it ends up being made? Blake Griffin: “Oh absolutely, absolutely. I’d love to be involved in any capacity, really. Space Jam was a huge part of my childhood. I actually had a Space Jam themed birthday party as a teen. Then, when I turned 21, my friends got me a Space Jam cake again just to re-live the glory days. It has been a big thing for me so being able to be involved in any capacity would be great, even just being one of the guys that’s in there would be cool. I think it would be a lot of fun.