'He Got Game 2': Spike Lee and Ray Allen Discuss a Possible Sequel

Jesus Shuttlesworth aka Ray Allen may return to the big screen in a "He Got Game" sequel.

Miami Heat guard Ray Allen, who played Shuttlesworth in the cult classic "He Got Game", directed by Spike Lee, recently commented that he is interested in doing a sequel. ESPN recently reported that, filmmaker Spike Lee and Ray Allen have spent time the last couple of months discussing a possible sequel and are currently throwing ideas back and forth.
"Sequels to most movies are always fluff and not as good as the first. But it's something we've been talking about for the last couple months. If we get a really good story line and are able to bring everybody back, then it would be something worth doing."
Spike Lee posted a photo of himself and Allen to twitter last summer, saying then that they were discussing a possible sequel. He-got-game Ray Allen, who still gets called "Jesus" by teammates -- said he's committed to making it happen. "Hopefully it works out," said Allen, whose character in the film was a highly recruited high school basketball star. In the original, "He Got Game" feature film, Denzel Washington played Ray Allen's father, a prisoner who was paroled for one week in order to persuade his son to sign with the governor's alma mater. It is no lie that "He Got Game" is still a cult classic. The feature film has even made it's way to the NBA with Ray Allen wearing "J. Shuttlesworth" on his jersey for a number of upcoming Heat Games. 
"Not one day goes by where I walk in here and guys don't say that they didn't watch it last night or it wasn't on," Allen said. "I don't know who's in charge of delegating what gets on TV, but it seems like that movie's been on a lot the last two or three months."
The first time Allen will wear his character's name, Jesus Shuttlesworth on his NBA jersey is Friday, when the Miami Heat visit the Brooklyn Nets.
"We've got to get Denzel and we've got to get Rosario," Allen said. "Obviously, it's been 15 or 20 years, so there's so many new story lines to talk about."
Ray Allen is not the only one on the Miami Heat with movie deals. Recently, King James, Lebron James announced he will be doing a feature film with Kevin Hart. Either way, the Heat have a star studded cast on and off the court.

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