With ‘Stranger Things’, Kobe Bryant Was Also A “Huge part” Of Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ On Netflix, Thanks To Juancho Hernangomez

With ‘Stranger Things’, Kobe Bryant Was Also A “Huge part” Of Adam Sandler’s ‘Hustle’ On Netflix, Thanks To Juancho Hernangomez

After receiving a grand reception from viewers Hustle made its way to the chart of most popular sports movies on Netflix. Including other real-life players, the movie depicted the Utah Jazz basketball player Juancho Hernangomez in the main frame beside the Uncut Gems’ star Adam Sandler. Belonging to the world of basketball Juancho displayed the best of his professional skills onstage and left the audience wonderstruck. Like Stranger Things, this young NBA player used this opportunity to show his love for Kobe Bryant, one of the most illustrious players in NBA history. Let’s get to the bottom of how Juancho Hernangomez rekindled the memory of Bryant in viewers’ hearts. 

Juancho Hernangomez honoring Kobe Bryant’s legacy in Netflix Original movie Hustle 

Playing the character of Bo Cruz, a temperamental Spanish player struggling to achieve something great in his life. Juancho reminding the decades of Bryant’s contribution to the NBA decided to honor him in Hustle. Although Hustle was his debut movie he grabbed this to show his regard for the player. As he wore Bryant’s signature sneakers throughout the shooting. For players like Juancho, Bryant is an inspiration to build an everlasting career like he left a legacy behind.

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“That’s a huge part of the movie – to remember him. And it was great to do something like that for him. He was really important to us” Netflix post quote Juancho’s regard for Kobe Bryant.

Moreover, the sentiment of Juancho Hernangomez has been exceedingly admired by the viewers also. Because a true fan knows no boundaries and they always find a way to show their fanship. 

Two recent mega-hits paid their tributes to Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant meant the world to his fans when came to the basketball team Los Angeles Lakers as a heritage and shined out as a legendary player. As we recently saw two of Netflix’s Original releases honoring the memory of Kobe Bryant. Firstly, we saw Lucas wearing a throwback Bryant’s jersey of number 8. And then fans get a look at Bryant’s signature Nike sneakers on the feet of Bo Cruz. Both the actors are seen honoring this great man’s memory in their ways. 

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Unfortunately, fans cannot see more of his cool shots but Bryant will continue to live in the faces of players like Juancho Hernangomez who still consider him an NBA hero. Find more about the movie streaming only on Netflix. 

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