Only A Game Published by Only A Game Baller-Turned-Actor Tug Coker Loves Being A 'Fake' Athlete Listen 10 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/666017/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Tug Coker had dreams of playing basketball from a young age. They weren't realized until he nailed a Broadway audition and landed his dream role -- portraying his favorite NBA player of all time.