Basketball Stars! The Courtside Celeb Hall of Fame

Spike Lee

Attending a New York Kicks game means watching the team play — usually while the famed director jumps out of his longtime courtside seat to cheer them on.

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Courteney Cox, Kim Kardashian & Kanye West

Friends meets Keeping Up with the Kardashians?

Kardashian West got out of her seat to support sister Khloé’s boyfriend Tristan Thompson during a L.A. Lakers vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game.

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Jack Nicholson & Adam Sandler

The die-hard Laker fan and the Sandman shared laughs at the Laker game in 2012.

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David Arquette

The actor dressed the part at the LAKE SHOW in 2010.

Side note: We spy funnyman Will Ferrell admiring Arquette’s … enthusiasm.

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Taylor Swift, Karlie Kloss & Ben Stiller

Swift and Kloss found themselves super-focused at a New York Knicks game while seated next to Stiller and his son Quinlin in 2014. 

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Brad Pitt, Catherine Keener & Steven Spielberg

When not at the Oscars, Pitt, Keener and Spielberg could be found sitting together at the 2002 NBA Playoffs between the Sacramento Kings and the L.A. Lakers

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Ashley & Mary-Kate Olsen

It’s double the cheers when the Olsens come through Madison Square Garden to cheer on the New York Knicks.

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Ben Schwartz & Billy Crystal

In L.A., you might find Schwartz and Crystal sitting side-by-side at a Clippers game.

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RiRi, who reps LeBron James all day, had a jaw-dropping time at the Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Lakers game in 2016.

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The rapper is an honorary Toronto Raptors sideline staple. He goes hard for his hometown team and frequently attends their games.

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Mindy Kaling

For Kaling, basketball games are the perfect outing for her and her father Avu Chokalingam.

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Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo

Even when the kiss cam isn’t on them, Prinsloo will steal a smooch at the Staples Center.

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Ashton Kutcher & Mila Kunis

Normally super private, the couple doesn’t mind the camera while out at Laker games. 

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Jack Black

The actor spent quality time with son Samuel in 2017 at the Washington Wizards vs. L.A. Lakers game.

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Steven Yeun & Joana Pak

The happy couple spent date night at the Detroit Pistons vs. L.A. Clippers game in 2016.

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Jimmy & Kevin Kimmel

The Kimmels — dad Jimmy and son Kevin — look alike and even cheer alike at Laker games, as seen here when the team played the Chicago Bulls in 2016.

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Beyoncé, JAY-Z & Kate Middleton

It was a royal affair when the Duchess of Cambridge met the king and queen of music in 2014 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

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Lily Collins & Charlie McDowell

The couple sweetly posed back in January at a Laker game, before they got engaged in September.

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Katie Holmes & Suri Cruise

Spotted at a 2017 Detroit Pistons vs. L.A. Lakers game: Holmes and her lookalike daughter Suri.

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Chris & Jack Pratt

How cute are the Pratts enjoying popcorn and family time at the L.A. Clippers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game in 2017?

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Emma Stone & Dave McCary

Another now married couple who were just boyfriend and girlfriend at the Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Clippers game in 2019. How times have changed!

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Denzel & Pauletta Washington

The acting icon and wife Pauletta had a great time sitting courtside at the Sacramento Kings vs. Lakers game in 2017.

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Flea & Melody Ehsani

The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist was decked out in Lakers gear alongside wife Ehsani when their team played the Golden State Warriors in 2019.

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Bryan Greenberg & Jamie Chung

The cute couple clapped it up at the Staples Center when the Lakers played the New York Knicks in 2016. 

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Tom & Connor Cruise

The Cruise men made a very rare appearance during game two of the NBA Western Conference Finals in 2006.

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Kevin Hart & Eniko Parrish

The Harts showed love at the Staples Center while watching the Lakers play the Atlanta Hawks in 2019.

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Idina Menzel & Walker Nathaniel Diggs

Menzel and her son wore L.A. Clippers gear to cheer on their team as they faced the Charlotte Hornets in 2019.

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Sean Combs, Ben Stiller & Christine Taylor

Diddy and sons King and Justin watched the NBA All-Star Game in 2015 alongside friendly exes Stiller and Taylor.

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Lil Wayne, Christopher Schwarzenegger, Maria Shriver, Chrissy Teigen & John Legend

Only in L.A. will you find Lil Wayne, Maria Shriver, Chrissy and John sitting together at an event — that event being the 2011 NBA All-Star game. Legendary. 

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Will Ferrell & John C. Reilly

The kiss cam spotted the comedians sitting courtside at the 2011 Western Conference Semifinals, so naturally the two couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

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The Kardashians

The family — including Kris Jenner, Mason Disick, Khloé, Kourtney and Penelope Disick, seen here — are Team Tristan, and regularly went to see the Cavs play in Cleveland.

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Kendall & Kylie Jenner

Sisters Ken and Kylie love basketball games too, especially when they spot themselves on the jumbotron.

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