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Never Give Up: The Jimmy V Story (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama | Sport  -  2 April 1996 (USA)
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The biography of Jimmy Valvano, American sports reporter and basketball coach, who died of cancer in 1993.

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The biography of Jimmy Valvano, American sports reporter and basketball coach, who died of cancer in 1993.

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Moving story of a great coach...
30 June 2002 | by (Barbourville, KY) – See all my reviews

It's hard to fit this man's whole story into a two-hour TV movie, but this is still a moving tribute to Jim Valvano, his lust for life, and his adherence to a "Don't ever give up" attitude. I would have liked to have seen a more complete picture of Valvano, especially more of the story behind the allegations of misconduct at NC State, but two hours isn't enough to cover everything, and I believe the picture accomplished everything it set out to do. 6 out of 10.


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