by Micah Hart
If you read this blog, it’s safe to assume you are an NBA fan (or my mother). Therefore, it’s logical to assume you’ve seen the NBA’s Encouragement ad campaign this season, taking real footage of various NBA stars from when they were younger and having people from the future talk to them about what’s in store for them. Like Amar’e Stoudemire. Chris Paul. Kevin Durant. Stephen Curry. And Steve Nash.
If you’re like me, you’ve seen these spots and wondered, “How did they do that???*”
Your amount of question marks may have varied.
Well wonder no further, as NBAE released this behind-the-scenes footage of how the Nash one (generally considered the best) got produced. Roll it!
Pretty cool stuff.
Also, courtesy of Suns.com, here is the original Nash footage that the commercial is based on: