Breaking down the NBA player acting performances in Adam Sandler
Adam Sandler has found a surprising new niche: movies in which he acts
alongside NBA power forwards featuring scenes at Celtics-Sixers games.
In 2019, Sandler starred in
, an anxiety roller coaster that featured a
scene-stealing performance from Kevin Garnett and revolved around a series of (ill-advised) bets on a Boston-Philly playoff series.
In his new movie,
, Sandler’s NBA costar is Jazz reserve Juancho Hernangómez, and the movie
wraps with a scene at a Celtics-Sixers game that seems to be a season opener
or perhaps a preseason game. The stakes are lower this time around.
was greatly enhanced if you knew about Garnett,
a Hall of Famer whose trademark was over-the-top intensity