A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow into adulthood, they fall in love, but they also share another all-consuming passion: basketball. They've followed the game all their lives and have no small amount of talent on the court. As Quincy and Monica struggle to make their relationship work, they follow separate career paths though high school and college basketball and, they hope, into stardom in big-league professional ball.
Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
An animated telling of Kobe Bryant's titular poem, signaling his retirement from the sport that made his name.
With NBA great Dennis Rodman and a trio of Harlem Globetrotters in tow, VICE traveled to the capital of Pyongyang for a tour of the city, a basketball clinic, an exhibition game.
Sol Ok is in love with Chol Young. when they ask for his parents' acceptance for their upcoming marriage, she is denied by Chol Young's sports obsessed family for being a mere musician. Can she learn the DPRK state sport of basketball, and win over his family?
The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after the end of the season. Mike and Jimmy, two die-hard sports fans who will risk anything for the Celtics to win, are really getting into the games...
What’s a gay boy to do when he’s fallen in love with Cédric, his officially straight best friend? For that in a nutshell is the touching scenario on offer here, only one that gets complicated when the object of Jérôme’s affection seemingly cannot decide which team to bat for, kissing him gay style during their time spent revising maths together, only to rebuke him in school when lessons switch to basketball. Contemplating coming out to his parents and unsure of whether sexually confused Cédric feels the same way about him, life sure isn‘t as easy as doing basketball or mathematics for our boy. Or should that be, being straight or gay
Basketball Jones is a 1974 animated short film based on the Cheech and Chong song. The cartoon was created to promote the song's release in the United States. It is about a teenager named Tyrone Shoelaces and his love of basketball.
Basketball legends including Michael Jordan, Steve Nash, Red Auerbach and John Wooden tell the amazing life story of Dr. James Naismith, the man who invented the game and inspired generations of players to reach for the rim. The athletes share their perspectives on the game and explain how Naismith developed the basic rules of the sport in just two weeks in 1891. Historical clips also feature the first-ever b-ball instructional film, from 1927.
Tyron is one of the top college basketball stars in the country and is expected to be a top NBA draft pick, but as the pressure to perform well in school threatens his ability to perform on the court, things start to fall apart. Then, when his brother, Blak, is released from prison, he is pressured to rejoin the family business hustling drugs on the street. In a last ditch effort to save his star player, Tyron's coach introduces him to Carmen, a tutor who Tyron falls deeply in love with.
This short shows highlights from several basketball games at two postseason tournaments in 1956. They include the quarterfinal, semifinal, and final games of the National Invitation Tournament; the semifinal and final games of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) tournament; and the NCAA All-Star game.
Dramatic game footage and exclusive interviews tell the compelling story of the Larry Bird journey from small-town boy to sports legend. Bird revolutionized the game of basketball, winning three NBA Championships and three MVP trophies. Discover the man behind the legend- from his roots in French Luck, Indiana to his stellar collegiate basketball years and remarkable 13-year career with the Celtics. Plus, see Bird at his dazzling best with three of his most memorable game performances.
Woman Basketball Player No. 5 is a 1957 Chinese film presented by Tian Ma Film Studio and directed by Xie Jin, starring Qin Yi, Liu Qiong, Cao Qiwei and Wang Qi. It is the first colored sports movie filmed after the formation of the People's Republic of China, and also the first film directed by renowned film director Xie Jin.
Basketball 3:16 follows Calvin (Lead Character) as he searches for happiness in life. He ends up finding his faith in a very unlikely place, a basketball court. His new found faith takes him for a ride he is not prepared for.
Follow the unbelievable success of the 2005-'06 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team through an unprecedented season. From the CAA Championship to their trip to the Final Four, this look back includes interviews with the players and coach Jim Larranaga, as well as unseen footage of the team in action. This exciting sports documentary is hosted by Bill Rohland, the "Voice of the Patriots."
Ashley Judd narrates this three-part installment of ESPN's series "The Season," which captures the history and excitement of 75 years of Bluegrass basketball. Covering the University of Kentucky Wildcats and the state's formidable high school hardwood leagues, this program features stories from Kentucky's top players. Find out why this underdog state has produced such NBA greats as Antoine Walker, Pat Riley, Derek Anderson and many others.
Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir broke records and barriers on her way to become the first Division I athlete to play basketball while wearing hijab. When a controversial ruling ends her chances at playing professionally, she re-examines her faith and identity as a Muslim American.
In 1983, nine-year-old Hart attends Jewish summer camp for the first time, while in a nearby Alberta town a social studies teacher makes headlines after it’s discovered he’s been teaching anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial. In the aftermath, the teacher’s former students are invited to Hart’s camp for a picnic and a basketball game. Hart and his campmates are both curious and afraid of what awaits them on the basketball court. Told from Hart’s perspective, The Basketball Game fuses animation, documentary and personal memoir in a poignant and humorous tale of hope and tolerance in the face of fear and stereotypes.
A college basketball star collaborrates with organized crime and becomes involved in 'point shaving.' A sportswriter tries to get him back on the right track.
Shi-Jie is a brilliant martial artist from the Kung Fu School. One day, he encounters a group of youths playing basketball and shows off how easy it is for him, with his martial arts training, to do a Slam Dunk. Watching him was Chen-Li, a shrewd businessman, who recruits him to play varsity basketball at the local university.
Follow the extraordinary lives of a group of female best friends as they juggle the success and stresses of building businesses, battling groupies, and searching for stability in the unstable arena of being the significant other to a basketball superstar.
Set during the turbulent years of the Japanese occupation until independence, and a few years before the division of Korea into North and South, the story is about the first and last time that Korea had a single, unified national basketball team, which made history by advancing to the quarterfinals of the 1948 London Olympics. The drama follows the loves, conflicts, unity, and emotional victory of young athletes who cling to the sport as the bright spot in the darkness of their times.
In the story, Kagami Taiga has just enrolled into Seirin High School when he meets Kuroko Tetsuya of the school's basketball team. Kuroko happens to be the shadowy sixth member of the legendary Generation of Miracles basketball team. Together, Kagami and Kuroko aim to take their team to the inter-high school championship - against Kuroko's former teammates.
The Los Angeles based spin-off of Basketball Wives, Basketball Wives LA follows the lives of a group of women with relationships to some of the biggest basketball players in the game.
The drama revolves around basketball and describes the passion of youth. Two young students become rivals: one wishing to have all the glory and the other wanting to unify his team.
The Basketball Show is a television program aired on Basketball TV, hosted by Bill Velasco. The program first aired in 2001 on Radio Philippines Network. It was also the title of CBS Sports' NBA pregame show for the 1990 NBA playoffs, with Pat O'Brien and Bill Raftery. The program was discontinued when CBS lost rights to NBA games after that season.
NBA Basketballography is a show hosted by Andre Aldridge aired since 2005 replacing Overtime.
Akane Tachibana and Hitonari Hiiragi were rising stars of high school basketball and bitter rivals on the court. In the past, the only thing keeping each one from being the best was the other. But when Hiiragi is transferred to Kouzu High School, they find themselves as teammates. Will the two masters of the court reconcile their differences in time for the big game against Kokutai, or will Hiiragi switch teams to challenge his rival face to face?