DP: Is it harder
to do a sports movie, where you've got everybody critiquing you?
GC: I remember
watching White Men Can't Jump. If you see somebody who can't shoot or can't
dribble, you always go, "Oh, you've got to be kidding."
DP: I think you
could take Woody Harrelson, right?
GC: You know,
Woody's one of the best of the.... Actually, Jim Caviezel played college
DP: Well, he
played Christ, too. He should be good.
GC: I did kick
[Leatherheads co-star John] Krasinski's ass, though.
DP: How big is
GC: Six-three. He
looks huge. He's big and lanky, and he started talking a lot of crap with me
early on. He's 27. He goes, "I'll play you for $1,000, and I'll spot you
six points." And I said, "Listen. You're not going to beat me if you
spot me six points. I'll play you straight up for another grand." So we
waited for four months, just talking crap to each other. And on the last day we
went to the YMCA, and we played for 2,000 bucks. And I beat him to death. That
made my day.
The Right Man for
THE COLLEGE hoops
coaching carousel is in full swing, which means we'll hear how every newly
hired coach is the perfect guy for the job. Just once it'd be nice to hear a
G.M. or school president say, "You know, he's not great, but he's the best
we could get." Instead we get these blusterings. Match the quote with the
name of the newly hired coach it was said about.