‘Space Jam 2’ with Lebron James Will Feature Both NBA and WNBA Players in Key Roles

/Film | 6/23/2019 | Ethan Anderton
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After years of rumors, Space Jam 2 seems like it’s actually happening. Now that the NBA is in the off-season, superstar Lebron James has plenty of time to lead the sequel to the live-action/animated hybrid sequel. And despite having some trouble recruiting certain NBA superstars a few months ago, it sounds like plenty of names have been lined up with key roles in the film.

While the first Space Jam featured Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Mugsy Bogues and Shawn Bradley from the NBA, Space Jam 2 is bringing in names from both the NBA and WNBA, and the first list of players on the roster has reportedly been revealed. Find out who the Space Jam 2 basketball players will be below.

NBA - Reporter - Shams - Charania - Twitter

NBA reporter Shams Charania took to Twitter with a list of names who will be in the sequel. According to Charania, NBA players include Damian Lillard of the Portland Trailblazers, Anthony Davis of the New Orleans Pelicans (recently traded to the Los Angeles Lakes), and Klay Thompson from the Golden State Warriors. In addition, WNBA stars Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercurys and Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks are also said to have key roles in the movie. Considering that’s five players, we’re betting those will be the ones who end up having their talents stolen by aliens, just like in the first Space Jam.

On top of those names, Charania says other...
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