One of the reasons the new Netflix sports dramedy 'Hustle' is so good is because of the performances of the NBA athletes (former and current). 
As much as people might like to think that these guys translated their god-given basketball talents into screen brilliance without an assist, I can tell you with 100-percent certainty: it didn't happen quite like that. 
Enter acting coach Noëlle Gentile, the enlightened spirit who worked with Juancho Hernangomez, the film's star, as well as young buck Minnesota Timberwolves star Anthony Edwards, Kenny Smith and NBA legend Dr. J (amongst others). I spoke with Gentile about how she went about her coaching style, during Covid nonetheless, to bring out their best in this highly entertaining film. 
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