15 Celebrities You Might Not Have Known Played Basketball

15 Celebrities You Might Not Have Known Played Basketball

Brad Pitt speaks at a Fury Press Conference. | Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

As fans of the NBA, we were over the moon to see last year’s  Finals — when the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled off arguably the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history — go seven games. Not only were these two of the top teams in the game, but this series featured quite possibly the two best players in the game in LeBron James and Stephen Curry. In fact, these two individuals are more than just basketball players — they are celebrities. They are celebrities who have reached the pinnacle of the sport; something not all celebrities have in them.

Only the best of the best can make it to this level of professional basketball, yet, that doesn’t mean some other famous individuals didn’t test their merit on the court. The fact is, plenty of celebrities played basketball for their respective teams in high school. Here’s a look at 15 individuals you might not have known about.