Stephen Curry was ejected for the first time his his career. The ejection came late in Game 6 after he was unhappy about being called for his sixth foul and threw his mouthpiece into the stands, hitting a fan.
“EW can confirm that NBA player LeBron James is in talks to [fill] Jordan’s legendary (and large!) shoes, while director Justin Lin (Star Trek Beyond, Fast & Furious 6) is in talks to helm the basketball-themed sequel.
The original 1996 film – which starred Jordan leading a team of Looney Tunes characters in a b-ball game against a group of overbearing, oddball aliens in a hybrid of animation and live-action styles – was a smash hit among both kid and adult audiences, earning $225 million worldwide.
And it seems that Space Jam 2 is being eyed as a project that could bring in major bucks for Warner Bros.: Lin has a proven track record of slick box office hits, and teaming with James – fresh off his success in last summer’s Trainwreck – could prove a winning combination.”
Cavaliers-Warriors Game 6 scores record ratings; biggest NBA Finals ever for ABC
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) hugs Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) after Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals in Cleveland, Tuesday, June 16, 2015. The Warriors defeated the Cavaliers 105-97 to win the best-of-seven game … [Read More]
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: LeBron James #6 of the United States, Kevin Durant #5 of the United States, Carmelo Anthony #15 of the United States, and Anthony Davis #14 of the United States celebrate winning the Men’s Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)