Sport Kyrie Irving's 'Uncle Drew' to feature in June movie with All-Star cast

02:06  13 february  2018
02:06  13 february  2018 Source:   Sporting News

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Celtics star point guard Kyrie Irving has an alter ego almost as good at basketball as him, and "Uncle Drew" is getting his own feature film.

According to IMBD, All-Stars Shaquille O'Neal, Chris Webber, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, and Lisa Leslie will also appear in the movie as Drew's old basketball squad.

Kyrie Irving holding a sign © (Getty Images) Kyrie Irving

Uncle Drew first appeared as an elderly man on an outdoor court breaking ankles a little too easily for someone his age. Turns out, it was Irving in disguise, and the creation that began as a PepsiCo commercial was a huge hit.

The movie, which will be released in June, was directed by Charles Stone III, who also directed "Drumline" and "Mr. 3000."

Irving has helped lead the Celtics to a 40-18 record so far this season, his first in Boston after getting traded by Cavaliers this offseason.

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