BOSTON (CBS) — Kyrie Irving had a rather eventful offseason.
Not only was he traded from the three-time defending Eastern Conference-champion Cleveland Cavaliers to the Boston Celtics. He was also busy acting in a major motion picture.READ MORE: NH Family Thankful For Amazon Driver's Act Of Kindness Caught On Doorbell Camera
That film, titled “Uncle Drew,” features Irving in the starring role, joined by fellow hoopsters-turned-actors in Shaquille O’Neal, Reggie Miller, Chris Webber, and Nate Robinson. as well as actors/comedians LilRel Howery and Nick Kroll.
Though the movie won’t hit theaters until June 29, Lionsgate released a new teaser trailer on Wednesday. You can check it out below or above:READ MORE: Northeastern's Planned Expansion Has Nahant Neighbors Divided
The concept of “Uncle Drew” originally came from a series of commercials that starred Irving dressed up as the character.MORE NEWS: 6 Mass Vaccination Sites Will Open To People Without Appointments As State Prepares To Vaccinate Children
Irving was actually on the set of the film in Atlanta when he learned he had been traded to Boston.