SAN FRANCISCO – Will Ferrell screamed for help and placed a hand in Klay Thompson“Self-portrait of the Face” Golden State WarriorsStar made a 3-pointer from the baseline.
Nice defensive close-out, no doubt.
Ferrell took to the floor with the Warriors slumping on Tuesday night, perhaps just what Steve Kerr and his team needed before they faced the Finals LA ClippersDespite being on a five-game losing streak.
Thompson was the comedy star who donned a vintage-style hairband and wore his Jackie Moon jersey from 2008 hoops movie “Semi-Pro.” This moment was special because Thompson, who dressed up as Moon three years ago for Halloween and still loves the movie, made it happen.
Ferrell scored a half-court basket on his second attempt, and was then passed. Stephen CurryCurry even used his foot to kick the ball to Curry, who then made a 3, to complete his pregame routine.
Ferrell stated that he was under contract to The Associated Press. “This is my first attempt at the team. Let us see what happens.”
It was so much fun!
He said, “Well, that's what it is,” matter-of-factly.
That sweet shot from the half court? This is where there's no humility.
“I make them in my sleep.”
Ferrell's unexpected appearance was loved by the Warriors and their supporters.
Zaza Pachulia, a former Warriors big man, said that it was “amazing.” “We needed that kind of energy.”
Ferrell met Bob Myers, the general manager, and discussed his concerns about the star injured. Draymond GreenBefore making your swift exit through the Chase Center tunnel, you will need to stop at midcourt
Ferrell was seen bending down and stretching briefly when he saw him. Then he did a brief baseline jumper.
“Hey!” Curry exclaimed in delight, “Hey!”