From nostalgic classics like Space Jam and Airplane! to recent favorites like Uncut Gems and Trainwreck, NBA players have long appeared on the silver screen, with varying results. While the NBA season is on hold, Ringer staffers look back at the most famous (or infamous) player performances, ranking them each on acting talent, entertainment value, and star power. Along the way, the staffers answer questions like: Does it count as acting if you’re playing yourself? Does Space Jam hold up? Was Dennis Rodman the action star that the ’90s deserved? The winner of Best Cameo is revealed at the end of this extremely scientific exercise.
Ranking the Best NBA Player Movie Cameos
From ‘Space Jam’ and ‘Airplane!’ to recent favorites like ‘Uncut Gems’ and ‘Trainwreck,’ Ringer staffers rank their favorite NBA player cameos
The hosts also discuss Jon Moxley’s and Dom Mysterio’s futures
Plus, reacting to recent trailers for ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’
KOC and Nick also debate whether anyone else can win Rookie of the Year besides Evan Mobley and look at who’s going to the Finals this season