A Look Back at Entourage Sports Guest Stars and Cameos

Alan RubensteinAnalyst IIIJuly 20, 2011

A Look Back at Entourage Sports Guest Stars and Cameos

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    Turtle, Drama and E checking out some beisbol.
    Turtle, Drama and E checking out some beisbol.Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

    Ever since its creation, Entourage has leaned heavily on its guests stars.  Sports have been a big part of that.  The first sports guests occurred on the show's third episode in its first season.  Here is a look back at Entourage's sports guest stars and cameos. Gold Medalists, Super Bowl winning quarterbacks and NBA MVP's have all clamored to hang with Vince, Drama, Turtle and E, or at least Ari.

Season 1, Episode 3, "Talk Show"

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    The three boxing champions became the first sports celebrities to appear as guest stars on Entourage in the episode titled talk show.

Season 2 Episode 2 "My Maserati Does 185"

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    E watching the Lakers
    E watching the LakersMichael Buckner/Getty Images

    Odom was the subject of the boys' latest debate. With courtside seats at the Laker game, Drama was obsessed with Lamar Odom’s calf. Drama was envious of Odom's developed calves. 

Season 2, Episode 6 "Chinatown"

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    LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 20:  Sports personality Michael Buffer (L) and Christine Prado arrive at the Hollywood Film Festival presentation of 'Bullets Over Hollywood' at the Arclight Theatre October 20, 2005 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Michael Buc
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    Ari tries to convince Vince to do a foreign commercial that will bring in a lot of money. Buffer has a cameo.

Season 2, Episode 8 "Oh Mandy!"

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    Skateboard star Muska appeared as a surfer in the the eighth episode of season two titled Oh, Mandy.

Season 3, Episode 16, "Gotcha!"

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    UFC star Chuck Lidell and ring announcer Bruce Buffer were in on the joke as Drama appeared on Pauly Shore’s fictional reality show “You Got, Got.”  Bob Knight also appeared on the season three episode.

Season 5, Episode 6, "ReDOMption"

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    Ari enlists Phil Mickelson’s services as he squares off in a golf game with surly producer Alan Gray in an attempt to secure a role for Vince. This is the episode that Vince's childhood friend Dom is chased by the police similiar to the O.J. Simpson chase in 1994. 

Season 5, Episode 12, "Return to Queens Blvd."

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    Michael Phelps With E walking down the street talking to Ari on his cell phone, he nearly bumps into the 14 time Olympic Gold Medalist

Season 6, Episode 5, "Fore!"

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    Golf is once again the backdrop for Entourage as Vince and Drama play in a foursome with Tom Brady and Mark Wahlberg in Brady’s charity tournament. Turtle, who is a Giants fan, shares his opinion of the star Quarterback.

Season Six, Episode Six, "Murphy's Lie"

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    Eric meets NBA MVP Steve Nash at Murray Berenson. Linda Cohn also appeared on the episode.

Season Six, Episode 12, "Give a Little Bit"

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    Matt Damon guest starred with LeBron James and Jim Edmonds to help solicit Vince to donate to Damon’s children’s charity Onebyone. After initially being guilted into donating $10,000 dollars, Vince is informed by the King and Damon that his initial donation wasn't enough. With a bit of prodding, Vince eventually donates 150K.

Season 7, Episode 2, "Buzzed"

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    Jerry Jones meets with Ari about the possibility of hiring him to help with the negotiations for the NFL’s television rights. Although the league decides to keep the negotiation in-house, Jones tells Ari he could see him being the owner if the NFL decides to return to Los Angeles.

Season 7, Episode 3, "Dramedy"

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    Adrian Peterson appeared in an odd cameo trying to help Vince with a Dinosaur Skull worth more than $250,000 dollars. NBA player Craig Smith appears in the background.

Season 7, Episode 4, "Tequila Sunrise"

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    With Ari wooing the NFL brass, Shawne Merriman asks to sit in on the meeting. He tells Ari “Hey, I’m a free agent this year, I thought i’d sit in on the meeting."

Season 7, Episode 5, "Bottoms Up"

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    With Ari quickly losing clients after Lizzie’s defection, he tried to acquire Mike Tyson to boost his and Miller-Gold’s image.

Season 7, Episode 7, "Tequila and Coke"

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    Chris Bosh attended a party thrown by Turtle for Avion Tequila. After Bosh informs him that his girlfriend only drinks Vodka, Turtle responds “Trust me, an Avion margarita will change your life. Like playing for the Knicks would have.”

    Jerry Jones makes his second appearance as Ari’s chases his dream of becoming an NFL Owner.

Season 7 Episode 8, "Sniff, Sniff, Bang, Bang"

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    Turtle enlists the help of Mark Cuban and his business partners to acquire the US rights to Avion Tequila. They meet with the Avion brass after Turtle sold more Tequila than can be produced.  Cuban is told the only way the deal will work is if they get $5 Million for a new factory. For Cuban that is no problem.  Kevin Love has a cameo in the episode.

Season 7 Episode 9, "Porn Scenes from an Italian Restaurant"

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    After Carlos gets upset about the meeting with Mark Cuban and associates, Cuban threatens to just buy out Avion.

    Ari learns from Queen Latifah that Amanda is meeting with the NFL.  Ari pays Amanda a visit.  He ignored Amanda’s calls while spending time with his family. After going off on Amanda during their visit, Ari learns that she never leaked the tapes and he blew a second chance to own an NFL team.

    Brian Urlacher has a small part drinking Avion with Turtle. After Turtle informs the Bear legend that Mark Cuban might invest in the company, Urlacher says maybe he’ll invest too.

Season 7, Episode 10 “Lose Yourself”

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    The final episode of the 2010 season of Entourage was loaded with guests from the realm of sports. Turtle tried to get Drew Brees to invest in Avion. Later, Ryan Howard, Kevin Love and Jordan Farmar appeared at the party with Eminem performing. The party takes a turn for the worse when Vince and Drama get in a fight with other guests.