5 Hollywood Stars Who Used to Play Basketball

Jason Sudeikis
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Many actors and actresses, singers, and other famous people played sports during their school years. Some of them preferred basketball. These are stars who chose sport instead of playing new casino games free.

David Duchovny

David Duchovny known as FBI Special Agent Fox Mulder played basketball at the point guard position. Yet, David had to quit basketball because of an injury. But he always said he dreamed of being a basketball player.

Denzel Washington

Denzel Washington had a passion for basketball in high school. He is now an avid LA Lakers fan and hangs out in the Staples Center bleachers with Curtis Jackson and Ice Cube. In 1998, Denzel starred in Spike Lee’s He Got Game. The movie, of course, had to do with basketball.

Jason Segel

Jason Segel also played basketball. Segel’s high school teammate became an NBA player. And he was Jason Collins, who managed to play for seven NBA clubs, including, New Jersey Nets, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves and others. And Segel himself works in the film industry. Siegel and his team have won state championships and slam-dunk contests. 

Jason Sudeikis

Jason Sudeikis loves basketball and played it during his high school years. But he connected his life with the movie industry. Yet, he has not forgotten about basketball and plays in celebrity exhibition games. 

George Clooney

George Clooney is an American actor, film director, and producer. He is a winner of two Academy Awards and five Golden Globes. He also got a BAFTA and a Saturn Award. Moreover, Clooney played for the Augusta High School team.