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Monday, November 5th, 2012 at 9:20 am  |  10 responses

Isiah Thomas is Filming a Basketball Movie


Teaming up with filmmaker Robert Townsend, NBA legend Isiah Thomas is now making what sounds like a kids’ movie. Per the Detroit Free Press: “Isiah Thomas is going from playing basketball to coaching basketball to filming basketball. The former Pistons star and filmmaker Robert Townsend are collaborating on a new hoops film and were looking for young basketball players to star in it Sunday at American Airlines Arena in Miami. The film, called ‘Playin’ for Love,’ will center around a star player who transfers schools and ‘turns a coach’s life upside down,’ according to a report from NBC 6 in South Florida. More than 1,000 auditioned for a role in the film. ‘You’re trying to give them skills to develop and live with, you want this to be a life-changing moment, you want sport to be the catalyst to give them the thought to propel themselves to the next level in life,’ Thomas said.”

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  • MikeC.

    The movie will come in 5x over budget and will be hated by everyone except Jim Dolan.

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    Game Set Match Mike C

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    Game, Set, Match. Mike C

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