pinterest-p mail bubble share2 google-plus facebook twitter rss reddit linkedin2 stumbleupon
TOP

CBR

The Premium The Premium The Premium

NBA Stars Get Mystical Charge From Doctor Strange

by  in Movie News Comment
NBA Stars Get Mystical Charge From Doctor Strange

To celebrate the NBA season and the upcoming release of “Doctor Strange,” ESPN teamed with Marvel for a series of illustrations that depict some of the sport’s biggest names imbued by the Sorcerer Supreme with mystical powers.

RELATED: “Doctor Strange” Conjures Positive Early Reviews 

Thanks to his record-shattering 400 three-pointers in a single season, the Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry receives the coveted Eye of Agamotto in an illustration by Greg Land and Chris Sotomayor, while his new teammate Kevin Durant is drawn by Oscar Jiminez with the “versatility of Vishanti,” the extra-dimensional triumvirate of mystical beings.

Stephen Curry by Greg Land and Chris Sotomayor

Stephen Curry by Greg Land and Chris Sotomayor

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Lebron James enjoys magical superhuman strength, as depicted by Dale Keown and Sotomayor, thanks to his victorious performance in the 2016 NBA Finals, and Kawhi Leonard of the San Diego Spurs is declared “defender of Earth and the cosmos” by Jay Anacleto and Sotomayor due to his back-to-back Defensive Player of the Year awards. Finally, Russell Westbrook receives thunder and lightning from J.L. Giles and Wil Quintana for his dust-turning speed and because he plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

LeBron James by Dale Keown and Chris Sotomayor

LeBron James by Dale Keown and Chris Sotomayor

Directed by Scott Derrickson, “Doctor Strange” stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Benedict Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg, Benjamin Bratt, Scott Adkins, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton. The film opens Nov. 4 in North America.

Kevin Durant by Oscar Jiminez

Kevin Durant by Oscar Jiminez

Kawhi Leonard by Jay Anacleto and Chris Sotomayor

Kawhi Leonard by Jay Anacleto and Chris Sotomayor

Russell Westbrook by J.L. Giles and Wil Quintana

Russell Westbrook by J.L. Giles and Wil Quintana

  • Ad Free Browsing
  • Over 10,000 Videos!
  • All in 1 Access
  • Join For Free!
GO PREMIUM WITH CBR
Go Premium!

More Videos