Coming-of-age story of Alfred "Boogie" Chin, a basketball phenom living in Queens, New York, who dreams of one day playing in the NBA. While his parents pressure him to focus on earning a scholarship to an elite college, Boogie must find a way to navigate a new girlfriend, high school, on-court rivals and the burden of expectation.
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Space Jam: A New Legacy: Directed by Malcolm D. Lee. With LeBron James, Don Cheadle, Cedric Joe, Khris Davis. A rogue artificial intelligence kidnaps the son of famed basketball player LeBron James, who then has to work with Bugs Bunny to win a basketball game.
Eddie: Directed by Steve Rash. With Whoopi Goldberg, Frank Langella, Dennis Farina, Richard Jenkins. Coincidences lead to the New York Knicks, getting its loudest fan, Edwina "Eddie" Franklin (Whoopi Goldberg), as coach. Season victory?
If you only learned about basketball by watching movies, then you’d believe New York City is the only hotbed of prime talent that college coaches have forgotten to recruit.
The Basketball Diaries: Directed by Scott Kalvert. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Lorraine Bracco, Marilyn Sokol, James Madio. A teenager finds his dreams of becoming a basketball star threatened after he free falls into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
The movie was about a basketball player named Earl ‘The Goat’ Manigault (Don Cheadle) who became a playground legend in New York City due to his talent and athleticism. Read More.
Plot. The New York Knicks are also-rans in the NBA, their roster filled with players who either lack talent or are too distracted by off-the-court issues. Nonetheless, limousine driver and rabid fan Edwina "Eddie" Franklin ( Whoopi Goldberg) attends every Knicks game in the nosebleed section of Madison Square Garden .
Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault: Directed by Eriq La Salle. With Don Cheadle, James Earl Jones, Michael Beach, Ronny Cox. A dramatization of the life of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault (Don Cheadle), with a lot of factual based occurrences.
Martin was born in Brooklyn, New York, and he graduated from New York University. He played NCAA Division III basketball at NYU and was signed as an un-drafted free agent to a non-guaranteed contract in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the New York Knicks in 1989. However, he was soon cut and never actually played in the NBA.