Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game


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Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby jamboy » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:18 pm

Great

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To be shown on ESPN February 15


http://jamaica-gleaner.com/latest/article.php?id=42753
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby jamboy » Fri Feb 08, 2013 8:34 pm

Based on this video, real NBA players have nothing to fear. :D


http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 8q_TtJ6Yc#!
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby 18.99s » Sat Feb 09, 2013 4:51 am

He'll be the worst player on the court. The other celebs have significant experience playing in high school, college, or the playground, but I have to wonder if he's ever played a single full game anywhere.
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby eldanielfire » Sat Feb 09, 2013 5:34 am

Is there any Sport Bolt won't use his celebrity to play?

Besides a Diamond League 100m vs Blake that is!
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby jamboy » Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:17 am

18.99s wrote:He'll be the worst player on the court. The other celebs have significant experience playing in high school, college, or the playground, but I have to wonder if he's ever played a single full game anywhere.


Don't worry, its just for fun. Basketball is a minor sport in Jamaica(For which Bolt has little interest in ) and he is not going to train properly for it to satisfy an NBA fan/fanatic here.

Bolt and his agent is just using this to get his name out there. That's all. No need to sweat it.
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby 18.99s » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:46 am

jamboy wrote:Don't worry, its just for fun. Basketball is a minor sport in Jamaica(For which Bolt has little interest in ) and he is not going to train properly for it to satisfy an NBA fan/fanatic here.

Bolt and his agent is just using this to get his name out there. That's all. No need to sweat it.


I know it's just a meaningless game for fun and promotional value and I'm not sweating anything. However, the celebrities who've played this in the past did have actual basketball skills (even Justin Bieber!), and he's going to look like a clumsy oaf.
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby jamboy » Sat Feb 09, 2013 8:51 am

18.99s wrote:
jamboy wrote:Don't worry, its just for fun. Basketball is a minor sport in Jamaica(For which Bolt has little interest in ) and he is not going to train properly for it to satisfy an NBA fan/fanatic here.

Bolt and his agent is just using this to get his name out there. That's all. No need to sweat it.


I know it's just a meaningless game for fun and promotional value and I'm not sweating anything. However, the celebrities who've played this in the past did have actual basketball skills (even Justin Bieber!), and he's going to look like a clumsy oaf.


We don't really know how Bolt is going to look until he actually plays. Get over yourself.
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby az2004 » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:29 am

at his size, the question is can he dunk, or would he even attempt to dunk at all

getting that high off the ground is quite a bit of trauma landing

hope he doesn't get hurt messing around
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby jamboy » Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:38 am

az2004 wrote:at his size, the question is can he dunk, or would he even attempt to dunk at all

getting that high off the ground is quite a bit of trauma landing

hope he doesn't get hurt messing around


Bolt will be fine. No worries man :D
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby t_monk » Sun Feb 10, 2013 7:14 am

18.99s wrote:
jamboy wrote:Don't worry, its just for fun. Basketball is a minor sport in Jamaica(For which Bolt has little interest in ) and he is not going to train properly for it to satisfy an NBA fan/fanatic here.

Bolt and his agent is just using this to get his name out there. That's all. No need to sweat it.


I know it's just a meaningless game for fun and promotional value and I'm not sweating anything. However, the celebrities who've played this in the past did have actual basketball skills (even Justin Bieber!), and he's going to look like a clumsy oaf.


I think I might actually agree with you.... They should have a celebrity soccer or cricket game... He'd actually play a good game me thinks.
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby br » Sun Feb 10, 2013 9:54 am

az2004 wrote:at his size, the question is can he dunk, or would he even attempt to dunk at all

getting that high off the ground is quite a bit of trauma landing

hope he doesn't get hurt messing around

Oh yes, he can dunk.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqyH8wlv60k&noredirect=1
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby br » Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:06 am

18.99s wrote:I know it's just a meaningless game for fun and promotional value and I'm not sweating anything. However, the celebrities who've played this in the past did have actual basketball skills (even Justin Bieber!), and he's going to look like a clumsy oaf.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NBA_All-St ... brity_Game
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby br » Sat Feb 16, 2013 8:42 am

"Playing center and logging 29 minutes of court time, Bolt scored only two points. They were claimed in style, with a two-handed dunk that showcased his 6ft 5in frame and leg power. "

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/fe ... a-all-star

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... lC30nFZQ7g
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby DentyCracker » Sat Feb 16, 2013 9:55 am

br wrote:"Playing center and logging 29 minutes of court time, Bolt scored only two points. They were claimed in style, with a two-handed dunk that showcased his 6ft 5in frame and leg power. "

http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2013/fe ... a-all-star

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... lC30nFZQ7g

He logged some frequent flyer miles on the way to that dunk. DWRCL. (that's ROFL in Jamaican patois)
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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby az2004 » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:17 am

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Re: Bolt to play in NBA Allstar Celebrity game

Postby jamboy » Sat Feb 16, 2013 10:43 am

az2004 wrote:http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nba-ball-dont-lie/usain-bolt-dunks-celebrity-game-video-062017557--nba.html

not too bd



I liked how the commentator said "Jamaica In Da House". Nice :D
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