The Word: George Clooney wipes the basketball court with Leonardo DiCaprio
George Clooney and his friends are way better at basketball than Leonardo DiCaprio and his friends. Clooney isn’t sure why that is, but he thinks maybe it’s because he’s a better person than Leo? He’s just putting that out there.
The two movie stars have regular basketball games with their buddies, and one time the two posses decided to have a friendly match. Leo felt compelled to warn Clooney that he was in for some stiff competition. “You know, we’re pretty serious,” Clooney says Leo told him.
The warning was unnecessary: Clooney and his silver fox pals wiped the court with the young punks. “We’re all like 50 years old, and we beat them three straight: 11–0, 11–0, 11–0. And the discrepancy between their game and how they talked about their game made me think of how important it is to have someone in your life to tell you what’s what. I’m not sure if Leo has someone like that,” he told Esquire.
Well, now he has George Clooney, I guess. And Esquire. And me. Hey Leonardo DiCaprio: I hear you are bad at basketball.