Just JR Smith, Al Harrington and Jonah Hill hanging out

JR Smith Al Harrington Jonah Hill

What can you really say about this photo? I can’t even think of a more unlikely combination of dudes hanging out, much less running into each other. But, hey, in LA, anything is possible.

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith was hanging out in LA over the weekend when he and his crew ran into actor Jonah Hill. They took this photo by a gas station in front of Hotel Sofitel in Beverly Hills.

From left to right, you’re looking at: Smith’s brother, Chris, also a basketball player; Al Harrington, Smith’s former Denver Nuggets teammate; Hill; JR Smith; rapper BWS Red Angel; and another guy.

“out chere gas station posted with @teamswish @bucketz7 @redangelbws #JonahHill @3_chrissmith #LA” says the caption to the photo.

So, what are the odds JR’s crew slipped Hill a Geoffrey? I mean who could be scared of a Geoffrey? Geoffrey’s just a bloke from down the road, isn’t he?

Photo: Instagram/Eshonino

Jonah Hill wants championship rings for him and Brad Pitt if A’s win it all

Jonah Hill and Brad Pitt were the stars of the motion picture “Moneyball,” which was nominated for Best Picture and I happened to thoroughly enjoy. As most of you know, the movie is based on the 2002 Oakland A’s and their improbable success. One of the reasons the movie was so enjoyable was the fantastic acting of Hill, who stepped outside of his usual funny guy antics and did a great job of tackling a serious role.

The A’s clinched a postseason berth this week — 10 years after the film was set. Hill believes he and his costar are entitled to a piece of hardware if Oakland goes on to win the World Series.

I’m on board. People are heavily influenced by movies, so I’m sure “Moneyball” turned at least a few folks into A’s fans, even if it angered the Nationals GM. If the locker room towel guy gets a ring, why shouldn’t they?

H/T Hardball Talk