20 Facts About Space Jam That Even Its Biggest Fans Won’t Know

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15. Warner Bros. built Jordan his own court

Jordan refused to star in the film unless Warner Bros. could guarantee the kind of elite training facilities he used in the NBA. The studio subsequently built the star his very own basketball court – dubbed the “Jordan Dome” – to help him train during downtime.

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14. Joe Pytka never directed another film

Despite the success of Space Jam, its director, Joe Pytka, never worked on another film. Instead he returned to his first love – music videos and TV commercials. Pytka had previously helmed several iconic promos including Madonna’s 1989 Pepsi ad and Michael Jackson’s “Dirty Diana.”

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