Watch LeBron James square off with Jimmy Fallon in ‘Faceketball’
LeBron James stopped by The Tonight Show on Tuesday to promote his upcoming movie Trainwreck, and while he was there Jimmy Fallon challenged the Cavaliers star to a game of “Faceketball.”
The four-time MVP and the injured host squared off in a first to three game of the newly invented sport in which the hoops are worn on the players heads, and James gave Fallon a slight advantage by staying seated for the contest.
The comedian and the two-time Finals champion are evenly matched at the game to the surprise of the audience and James himself, which leads to a dunk-off, where James can finally show his stuff by snapping the rim on his game-ending slam.
Perhaps Fallon’s strong showing in faceketball can be attributed to the host’s brand new, special edition shoes Nike and LeBron brought for Fallon that were made to celebrate the release of Trainwreck on Friday.