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Miami Heat veteran Ray Allen has revealed that he has spoken to film director Spike Lee about the possibility of reprising his role as Jesus Shuttleworth in a sequel to hit film He Got Game.

Allen starred alongside Denzel Washington in the original 1998 original, a story in which Shuttleworth is high school basketball's hottest property with a dark family history.

Lee has previously hinted at the idea of bringing Allen's character back to the big screen in a new project, an idea which could yet become reality as the three-point predator revealed last night.

He told ESPN: "Sequels to most movies are always fluff and not as good as the first, but it's something we've been talking about for the last couple months.

"If we get a really good story line and are able to bring everybody back, then it would be something worth doing."

The 38-year-old is still regularly called Jesus by Heat team-mates in reference to the film and will wear the nickname on his jersey for the first time in an NBA match this Friday, when Miami take on the Brooklyn Nets.

Every player in that match will be sporting a special jersey branded as 'Name Collection' with LeBron James taking the moniker of 'King James' for the special commemorative clash.

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