Raptors Reportedly Signed Real NBA Player From Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ Movie

Wait, wait, Adam Sandler is shooting in Toronto, and the Raptors have reportedly signed an NBA player who appeared in Hustle. So what exactly is going on here?

According Adrian WojnarowskiNBA insider for ESPN, Juancho Hernangomez, the free agent who starred alongside the former SNL star in the hit Netflix movie, is finalizing a one-year contract with the team.

TSN reports that the 26-year-old, who played Bo Cruz, a Spanish basketball player heading up for the NBA Draft in the film, also played with three different teams last season alone.

It doesn’t hurt that the acting role is well in the wheelhouse of Hernangomez, having played at international level as a member of the Spain squad, which won the FIBA ​​Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.

The same one Marc Gasol helped win after celebrating the Raptors’ first-ever NBA championship. Synchronicity.

The deal has yet to be officially announced by the team. However, judging by the comments filling the franchise’s latest Instagram post, fans are excited about the prospect of Hernangomez coming to Toronto.

Ironically, Raptors GOAT Kyle Lowry also made an appearance in the film, which only adds to the mystery of the whole thing.

As for Sandler, he is shooting his new film You are NOT invited to my Bat Mitzvah! in Toronto all summer. In fact, the Billy Madison star seems to be solidifying himself as the town’s common man.

Last month, the Sand Man was spotted playing a pick-up game with a group of complete strangers in Ramsden Park, just hammering him.

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