Basketball Season 8, Episode 16 - Aired March 8, 2017

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After choking at last year's charity basketball game, Phil has been training all year to redeem himself. However, when NBA stars Charles Barkley and DeAndre Jordan attend the game and start making bets, Phil tries to not buckle under the pressure. Meanwhile, Gloria has to step-up at Manny's school when her nemesis, Donna Duncan, tries to shame her for her lack of support at the school. Finally, Claire does whatever it takes to keep a work mistake secret from Jay, while Jay's concerned that Joe doesn't have a healthy fear of him at all.

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Guest Stars: Charles Barkley as Himself, DeAndre Jordan as Himself, Jane Krakowski as Dr. Donna Duncan, Nathan Fillion as Rainer Shine

Writers: Elaine Ko

Director: Jim Hensz

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ABC Announces Episode 8.16 February 27 2017

ABC has issued the press release for the March 8 episode of Modern Family. NBA stars Charles Barkley and DeAndre Jordan guest star as themselves. Jane Krakowski (30 Rock) reprises her role as Dr. Donna Duncan, while Nathan Fillion (Castle) returns as Rainer Shine.  Full story