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SportReport: Sneaker Deals Preventing NBA Stars From Starring in 'Space Jam 2'

03:05  11 april  2019
03:05  11 april  2019 Source:   si.com

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Report : Shoe deals , not LeBron James, keeping NBA stars from ' Space Jam 2 '. Jason Owens. April 11, 2019, 12:14 AM UTC. Last week, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst reported that Shoe contracts are reportedly the biggest obstacle for Stephen Curry and James Harden starring in " Space Jam 2 ." (AP).

Per reports , sneaker deals could prevent big-name stars from costarring with LeBron James.

Report: Sneaker Deals Preventing NBA Stars From Starring in 'Space Jam 2'© (Photo by Yong Teck Lim/Getty Images) Los Angeles Lakers v Los Angeles Clippers

Space Jam 2 might not feature some of the NBA stars that some might assume it would.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, NBA All-Stars Stephen Curry, James Harden and Kevin Durant are unlikely to join LeBron James in the movie because of rivaling sneaker company deals.

The Space Jam franchise was originally inspired by a Nike commercial called "Hare Jordan". James is signed with Nike, however Curry represents Under Armour and Harden is with Adidas, making their involvement in the upcoming film "nearly impossible," per The Hollywood Reporter.

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to recruit other star NBA players to join LeBron James in ' Space Jam 2 ,' and shoe deals could be to blame. according to the Hollywood Reporter, sneaker contracts from some of the league's top According to the report , stars such as Stephen Curry and James Harden are unlikely to join the cast

Durant, who is signed with Nike, is currently focused on his own Hollywood ventures, which includes an autobiographical Apple series called Swagger. Giannis Antetokounmpo, another member of Team Nike, also recently declined a starring role in Space Jam 2.

Space Jam 2 is scheduled to be released on July 16, 2021. James and Black Panther director Ryan Coogler are teaming up to create the film.

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