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.
An animated telling of Kobe Bryant's titular poem, signaling his retirement from the sport that made his name.
Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
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
Shortly after the Inter-High of Kagami and Kuroko's second-year, a street basketball team from the USA called Team Jabberwock came to Japan to play a friendly match against a Japanese college-level street basketball team, Team Strky. Despite their best efforts, Strky is brutally crushed by Jabberwock. After the match, the Jabberwock players insult the players from Strky and all of Japanese basketball, claiming Strky's basketball was at the same level as monkeys and telling the players and crowds to quit playing basketball and kill themselves. As a revenge match, Kagetora assembles a dream team of all members of Generation of Miracles plus Kuroko Tetsuya and Kagami Taiga, along with bench players Hyūga Junpei, Takao Kazunari, and Wakamatsu Kōsuke, forming Team Vorpal Swords, with the hopes of reclaiming the pride of Japanese basketball.
Story of Ranta, always hungry, clumsy and infinitely tall teenage boy (so tall that he could tie a necktie for Giraffes). When the gym teacher at his school invites him to play for a basketball team, Ranta's world is turned upside down. So starts an exciting journey, full of unpredictable adventures with his funny friend/manager Smodlak by his side.
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.
A documentary about incredibly successful 10 years (1995-2005) of Serbian / Yugoslavian basketball team.
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?
Yoichi plays basketball at his junior high and is capable. He is granted a scholarship and attends a high school with a superlative basket team. Instead of welcoming the boy the students there decide to bully and harass the new player leading Yoichi to a new high school and basketball team. Expectedly, the basketball team is not the best. The team will have to soon play against the team from the school Yoichi was in before.
An independent documentary directed by Bobbito Garcia and Kevin Couliau. The film explores the definition, history, culture, social impact and global influence of New York's outdoor summer basketball scene, the worldwide 'Mecca' of the sport.
It's the big college basketball game; everyone playing looks like Goofy, and he's the only fan of the visiting team P.U.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.