Uncle Drew (2018)

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Charles Stone III
Written by
Nick Kroll, Tiffany Haddish, Kyrie Irving, Shaquille O'Neal, Nate Robinson, LilRel Howery, Erica Ash, J.B. Smoove, Chris Webber, Lisa Leslie, Reggie Miller, Crystal Lee Brown
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After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax (Lil Rel Howery) is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival (Nick Kroll). Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend UNCLE DREW (NBA All-Star Kyrie Irving) and convinces him to return to the court one more time. The two men embark on a road trip to round up Drew's old basketball squad (Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie) and prove that a group of septuagenarians can still win the big one.

NBA star Kyrie Irving first portrayed the Uncle Drew character as part of a Pepsi promotional campaign in 2012. PepsiCo announced that an Uncle Drew film was in development in February 2017, with the full cast being revealed in September of that year.

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