Adam Sandler portrays Philadelphia 76ers scout who finds standout prospect in newly-released preview for Netflix movie Hustle

Adam Sandler and Queen Latifah are seen in a newly-released trailer for the upcoming Netflix basketball drama Hustle.

In the sports movie, Sandler plays the role of Stanley Sugerman, a veteran scout for the Philadelphia 76ers organization, who has aims on becoming a coach; Queen Latifah plays his wife Teresa.

Sandler's character is weary of his life on the road seeking out upcoming NBA players, as he is heard telling his boss, 'I haven't been home on my daughter's birthday for nine years running.'

The latest: Adam Sandler, 55, is seen in a newly-released trailer for the upcoming Netflix basketball drama Hustle, in which he plays veteran basketball scout Stanley Sugerman

The latest: Adam Sandler, 55, is seen in a newly-released trailer for the upcoming Netflix basketball drama Hustle, in which he plays veteran basketball scout Stanley Sugerman

He eventually finds a standout in Spain named Bo Cruz (played by Utah Jazz forward Juancho Hernangómez), a family man with a checkered past who is a raw prospect, having played on the streets. Sugerman and Cruz bond over their devotion toward the sport and their families.

In one exchange, Sugerman and Teresa are speaking about his long-term outlook in relation to Cruz's.

Sugerman tells her, 'Being the guy who finds the guy matters in this business. I just wanna make sure I do what's right for the kid ... he's got a daughter to support.'

Teresa says in response, 'You got a daughter to support.'

Queen Latifah plays Sugerman's wife Teresa in the motion picture

Queen Latifah plays Sugerman's wife Teresa in the motion picture 

Sugerman eventually finds a standout in Spain named Bo Cruz (played by Utah Jazz forward Juancho Hernangómez)

Sugerman eventually finds a standout in Spain named Bo Cruz (played by Utah Jazz forward Juancho Hernangómez)

Sugerman is a family man with a checkered past who is a raw prospect, having played on the streets

Sugerman is a family man with a checkered past who is a raw prospect, having played on the streets

Netflix said in a longline for the move that Sugerman 'takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the States without his team's approval,' and 'against the odds, they have one final shot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA.'

The movie, which is produced by Sandler, LeBron James (via his SpringHill Entertainment company) and Maverick Carter, includes a litany of cameos from NBA personalities.

Sugerman is seen in one scene chatting with Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanović about his age.

Other notable names seen in the clip include NBA Hall of Famer Julius 'Dr. J' Erving, 76ers star Tobias Harris, Minnesota Timberwolves standout Anthony Edwards, Atlanta Hawks guard Trae Young, Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon, Brooklyn Nets guard Seth Curry and NBA TNT analyst Kenny Smith.

Rounding out the cast of the film, which is directed by Jeremiah Zagar, includes Robert Duvall, Jaleel White and Ben Foster.

Sugerman and Cruz bond over their devotion toward the sport and their families

Sugerman and Cruz bond over their devotion toward the sport and their families 

In one exchange, Sugerman and Teresa are speaking about his long-term outlook in relation to Cruz's

In one exchange, Sugerman and Teresa are speaking about his long-term outlook in relation to Cruz's

Sandler's character is weary of his life on the road seeking out upcoming NBA players, as he is heard telling his boss, 'I haven't been home on my daughter's birthday for nine years running'

Sandler's character is weary of his life on the road seeking out upcoming NBA players, as he is heard telling his boss, 'I haven't been home on my daughter's birthday for nine years running'

Sandler last month confirmed he will be collaborating again with Josh and Benny Safdie, who he worked with on the critically-acclaimed 2019 film Uncut Gems, in which he played a basketball-obsessed compulsive gambler.

Sandler told Entertainment Weekly he was working on 'another movie with the Safdie brothers' who are 'working hard on it.

'Their work ethic is bananas. They’re always working, always writing, always thinking. I don’t know what I can tell you, but it’s gonna be very exciting. It’s different. But I don’t want them to ever say, "What the hell did you tell him that for?" So I’ll just let them talk' about the film.

Hustle is slated to drop June 8 on Netflix.

The movie includes a litany of cameos from NBA personalities, including Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanovi¿

The movie includes a litany of cameos from NBA personalities, including Dallas Mavericks center Boban Marjanović 

Netflix said in a longline for the move that Sugerman and Cruz, 'against the odds ... have one final shot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA'

Netflix said in a longline for the move that Sugerman and Cruz, 'against the odds ... have one final shot to prove they have what it takes to make it in the NBA'

Oscar-winner Robert Duvall is featured in the cast of the sports drama

Oscar-winner Robert Duvall is featured in the cast of the sports drama 

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Adam Sandler portrays Philadelphia 76ers scout in newly-released preview for Netflix movie Hustle

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