ESPN published this video item, entitled “Lamorne Morris on being a Bulls fan & rooting for LeBron James | Courtside Club w/ Rachel DeMita” – below is their description.
Rachel DeMita hangs with actor and comedian Lamorne Morris. Lamorne talks about growing up in Chicago as a Bulls fan but now being a self-described “player-first fan” and rooting for LeBron James. Lamorne explains why Steph Curry is universally loved and Russell Westbrook is the most disrespected NBA player in the league. Lamorne gives his NBA starting five and weighs in on the Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate. Lamorne also describes the differences between hosting and acting and talks about his experience guest hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
00:00 Courtside Club: Rachel DeMita with Lamorne Morris
02:20 Lamorne talks about being a fan of LeBron even though he grew up rooting for Michael Jordan and the Bulls
05:20 Lamorne on why LeBron should have won Defensive Player of the Year over Marc Gasol in 2013
09:10 Lamorne gives his thoughts on NBA empowerment and how that has impacted him as a fan
12:20 Lamore describes how Stephen Curry is a beloved player in the NBA
13:50 Lamorne explains why Russell Westbrook doesn’t deserve the blame for the Lakers’ struggles last season
17:30 Halftime: Lamorne plays recasting the show New Girl with athletes
26:15 Lamorne reveals and starting 5 for the NBA right now and explains why Ja Morant and Luka aren’t in his starting 5 yet
28:30 Lamorne and Rachel weigh in on the Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James debate
33:00 Lamorne describes the difference between hosting and acting
37:00 Lamorne shares how he got the opportunity to guest host Jimmy Kimmel Live!
41:35 Buzzer Beaters: Lamorne on sitting courtside with Ice Cube, best game Lamorne sat courtside for and one event in history Lamorne would’ve loved to be courtside for.
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