LeBron James finally has a team to take on the Monstars.
For months, there have been rumors that LeBron James has had a tough time recruiting NBA players for his upcoming Space Jam movie.
Turns out those rumors might have been overemphasized.
According to Yahoo NBA insider Shams Charania, LeBron James has secured multiple NBA players for the movie. This includes new Los Angeles Lakers teammate Anthony Davis; the Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson; Portland Trailblazers guard Damian Lillard; Houston Rockets’ Chris Paul; and more.
Sources: Space Jam 2, starring LeBron James, is expected to feature key roles for Damian Lillard, Anthony Davis and Klay Thompson and WNBA stars Diana Taurasi and Nneka Ogwumike. Several more NBA and WNBA players, including Chiney Ogwumike, are expected to play roles in film.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 20, 2019
There will also be WNBA players in the movie, including Phoenix Mercury star Diana Taurasi and Nneka and Chiney Ogwumike, who both play for the Los Angeles Sparks,
The cast of Space Jam 2 will include:
• Anthony Davis
• Damian Lillard
• Nneka Ogwumike
• Chiney Ogwumike
• Chris Paul
• Diana Taurasi
• Klay Thompson
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— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 20, 2019
The original Space Jam, which starred Michael Jordan, featured apperances from Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Muggsy Bogues, and Shawn Bradley.
This isn’t bad lineup for James.