Honorable Mentions

Other NBA players have been known to make cameos or have small roles in films.

  • Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade and Rashard Lewis all made a cameo in the movie Just Wright which featured Queen Latifah and rapper Common.
  • Dennis Rodman starred opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme and Mickey Rourke in 1997’s sci-fi comedy Double Team.
  • Kevin Durant starred as himself for his film debut in 2012’s Thunderstruck, which follows the mayhem that ensues when Durant switches talent with a young fan.
  • LeBron James played himself in the 2015 romantic comedy film Trainwreck.
  • Former NBA player Darius Miles played a high school basketball star desperate to ace his SAT exam in order to obtain a scholarship in the film, The Perfect Score.
  • Julius Irving aka Dr.J‘s played Moses Guthrie, the the star player of a struggling basketball team in need of a revival in the film, The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh.

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