Jeremy Piven from Entourage curses during live interview while watching NBL Championship Grand Final Series in Melbourne

Jeremy Piven from Entourage curses during live interview while watching NBL Championship Grand Final Series in Melbourne

His Entourage character Ari Gold was known for this acid-tongued, foul-mouthed rants. 

 And Jeremy Piven slipped back into his famous TV role momentarily during an interview at the  NBL Championship Grand Final in Melbourne on Sunday.

Speaking live to ESPN at the match between Melbourne United and the Tasmania JackJumpers, the Hollywood actor and comedian, who is currently touring Australia with his stand up show, dropped the F-bomb when asked how Gold would motivate players on the teams to win. 

‘Just let them know we have a finite amount of time on this planet and you can be viciously mediocre or you can get the f**k after it,’ Piven replied, before promoting his live comedy stand-up show. 

‘Yes I’m at the Palais Theatre Tuesday night, here you go, here’s your free ticket, you get a free meet and greet if you say ESPN everybody,’ he said. 

Jeremy Piven from Entourage curses during live interview while watching NBL Championship Grand Final Series in Melbourne

Hollywood actor Jeremy Piven was spotted at the NBL Championship Grand Final in Melbourne on Sunday. The Entourage star, 58, was all smiles courtside at John Cain Arena as he took in the excitement of the match between Melbourne United and the Tasmania JackJumpers. Pictured

‘I’m sorry about swearing. And then Thursday I’m at the State Theatre in Sydney.’ 

Piven appeared to have a ball court-side at John Cain Arena as he took in the excitement of the game. 

He wore a black and white striped shirt under a black blazer and completed his look with large-lens spectacles. 

Speaking to ESPN in the second quarter of the game, Piven, who often attends NBA games in the US, was asked about how he was enjoying the game.

Piven later dropped an 'F-bomb' in character as the iconic Hollywood agent Ari Gold, when the interviewer asked Piven how his character would motivate an NBL team

Piven later dropped an ‘F-bomb’ in character as the iconic Hollywood agent Ari Gold, when the interviewer asked Piven how his character would motivate an NBL team

‘I’m loving it and the level of competition here is high,’ he said. 

‘And it’s fun to watch because everyone is so intense, they’re diving for balls, and I’m loving it.’

Later that night, the JackJumpers secured a stunning victory, defeating the favored home team 83-81 in a thrilling match.

Piven enjoyed a successful eight-season run on Entourage from 2004 to 2011, culminating in a spin-off movie released in 2015. 

'Just let them know we have a finite amount of time on this planet and you can be viciously mediocre or you can get the f**k after it,' he said, surprising the commentary team

‘Just let them know we have a finite amount of time on this planet and you can be viciously mediocre or you can get the f**k after it,’ he said, surprising the commentary team

 

After his performance, Piven went back to his usual self and cleverly slipped in a plug for his stand-up tour. '[I'm] at the Palais Theatre Tuesday night, here you go, here's your free ticket, you get a free meet and greet if you say ESPN everybody...I'm sorry about swearing,' he said

After his performance, Piven went back to his usual self and cleverly slipped in a plug for his stand-up tour. ‘[I’m] at the Palais Theatre Tuesday night, here you go, here’s your free ticket, you get a free meet and greet if you say ESPN everybody…I’m sorry about swearing,’ he said

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