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Cuba Gooding, Jr. made an appearance on SportsCenter Thursday to promote his new film, Red Tails (which Deadspin astutely points out has nothing to do with sports — but Cuba Gooding, Jr. was once in a sports movie, so I guess that counts). While engaging in some witty banter with Miss Linda Cohn, which included [...]
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Cuba Gooding Jr. was live on ESPN SportsCenter Thursday promoting his new movie "Red Tails" (which is weird because there's no clear sports connection).
For some reason, Gooding began to imitate Allen Iverson and his infamous "We're talkin' about practice" speech. It was all well and good, but the next thing you knew, Gooding got a little carried...
On Thursday morning, actor Cuba Gooding Jr. stopped by ESPN Sportscenter to talk a little sports and promote his new movie, Red Tails.Nearing the end of his interview with Linda Cohn, Cuba busted out his best Allen Iverson impersonation of his infamous "practice" speech and almost has a verbal snafu at the end:(Courtesy of Sportress of Blogitude)
This is the clip that ESPN edited a bit for YouTube. Watch this, then watch the video below for the unedited version to hear where Cuba slipped up a bit after his Iverson impersonation.
Cuba Gooding Jr. appeared on SportsCenter today to promote his new film Red Tails (which, as far as we can tell, is fully unrelated to sports) and performed some awkward impersonations, including one of Allen Iverson which ended in an aborted-too-late "rock out with your **** out!" We're pretty sure that's an impossibility for Linda Cohn, though only our former...
While visiting SportsCenter to promote his new movie RedTails (which will be at RedBox in about a month, cause nobody's gonna go watch that crap) Cuba Gooding Jr. was asked by host Linda Cohn to act out some memorable athlete press conferences. After his rendition of Allen Iverson's "Practice," Cuba stopped himself mid-phrase of "Rock-out with your **** out...
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