Coming Distractions: The Rock still punching people, but in a suit this time in the trailer for HBO’s Ballers

Watch our WORLD PREMIERE TRAILER for our new @HBO series #BALLERS. Game chose us. And we choose to ball. Enjoy..

— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) April 10, 2015

Ballers, the show that asks, “what if Entourage was on more steroids than usual?,” recently got an HBO premiere date, presumably after series star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson invited the entire HBO programming team to a party on his boat, only to jump the speeding vessel, Evel Knievel-style, over a lava pit filled with robot sharks as the terrified executives clung to the prow, their champagne glasses flying through the air in slow motion. His techniques may be crude, but The Rock gets things done.

Now the first trailer for the show has arrived courtesy of Johnson’s Twitter account, where he debuted the video along with the classic Zen koan, “Game chose us. And we choose to ball.” Johnson …

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