Will Ferrell shows up as Jackie Moon to surprise Klay Thompson, fans dub him ‘different breed’

Will Ferrell quickly grabbed one of the top spots on the trending list as he entertained the audience present at the court with his quirky antics


                            Will Ferrell shows up as Jackie Moon to surprise Klay Thompson, fans  dub him ‘different breed’
Will Ferrell as Jackie Moon with Klay Thompson (Photos by [email protected]/@bayareasportshq)
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Jackie Moon landed in the building as the Golden State Warriors warmed up in a pre-game on Tuesday, March 8. Hollywood legend Will Ferrell, who played the iconic role of Jackie Moon in his 2008 sports comedy flick ‘Semi-Pro’ got decked up as the fictional character that left Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson in splits.
 
Social media users too were left amused as Will Ferrell made a surprise entry on the court. The 54-year-old actor quickly grabbed one of the top spots on the trending list as he entertained the audience present at the court with his quirky antics. Ferrell sported a vintage-style jersey along with short shorts, and Jackie Moon's signature headband as he ran out of the tunnel.
 
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Klay Thompson was equally shocked and amused as he gave a priceless reaction the moment he saw Will Ferrell decked up as Jackie Moon. Interestingly, Kelly loves the fictional character so much so that he himself donned the iconic outfit three years ago and he has often sported a Moon-style headband. Head coach Steve Kerr revealed that Will Ferrell had emailed him a while back about the visit.

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Apparently, Ferrell is a big Klay Thompson fan and is aware that he dresses up as Jackie Moon. Kerr added that he felt it was a nice time to do it.  According to multiple outlets, Stephen Curry, who had a gala time with Ferrell, stated, “I was actually surprised by his form. He had nice rotation on the ball.” Ferrell at the court took shots with Curry. Speaking of Will Ferrell’s movie ‘Semi Pro’, the flick was helmed by Kent Alterman and also starred Woody Harrelson, André Benjamin, and Maura Tierney in prominent roles.

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‘Will Ferrell can’t play basketball. Jackie Moon is a different breed’

“Bro wtf why is this Warriors game so dope tonight? It's got Kawhi updates and Will Ferrell dressed as Jackie Moon”, said one user as another chimed in, “I love that Will Ferrell makes the referees break out into squealing laughter. Man I have so much FOMO I'm not at a game where Jackie Moon is.” One user posted, “Will Ferrell can’t play basketball. Jackie Moon is a different breed.” The next one added, “The fact that Will Ferrell running around the court and crowd during the game in his “Jackie Moon” character is why the NBA is the best and most entertaining sport in the world.” One user shared, “Love the fact that Will Ferrell was playing Jackie Moon at the Warriors game tonight. I'm a big stan of Semi-Pro.” And, one concluded, “Will ferrell just always in character, whether its ron burgundy or jackie moon.”

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