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Blue Chips (1994) Poster

(1994)

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Shaquille O'Neal's first film.
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For the filming of Pete's team versus Bobby Knight's, the filmmakers had the teams play two games, from which they took bits and pieces to assemble what is seen in the film. Unlike the screen version, Knight's team prevailed in both games.
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Nick Nolte shadowed coach Bobby Knight during Indiana's 1992 season to prepare for this roll. He was in attendance for Indiana's '92 senior night.
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At the end both Neon and Butch McRae, played respectively by Shaquille O'Neal and Anfernee 'Penny' Hardaway leave school early to play pro ball. In real life both O'Neal and Hardaway left school early and played pro ball; ironically together early in their careers.
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The crew, including Shaquille O'Neal stayed at the Howard Johnson in Lafayette, Indiana for two weeks during filming.
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