The Top 10 Movie Performances By NBA Players

By: 04.13.12
Jesus Shuttlesworth

Shaquille O’Neal will be returning to Hollywood, as he will be joining Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Kevin James in the sequel to “Grown Ups,” creatively called “Grown Ups 2.” Shaq made a cameo appearance in Sandler’s recent box office bomb “Jack and Jill” and must have showcased some acting skills to Sandler that garnered him this role.

We all know Shaq is an actor extraordinaire, appearing in blockbuster films like “Kazaam” and “Steel.” It got us thinking what is the best movie performance by a NBA player?

Here’s Dime‘s top 10 list:

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10. Dwight Howard in “Just Wright”
Dwyane Wade and Rashard Lewis also made a cameo in the movie but Howard actually gets a small speaking role. Dwight plays himself, and really gets into the character, wearing a tight-fitting Ed Hardy shirt like the real Dwight Howard does.
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