He Got Game (1998) Poster



Jesus Shuttlesworth: Basketball is like poetry in motion, cross the guy to the left, take him back to the right, he's fallin' back, then just J right in his face. Then you look at him and say, "What?"

Jake Shuttlesworth: Let me tell you something son, you get that hatred out your heart, or you'll end up just another nigga, like your father.

Big Time Willie: Do you know how to spell pussy?

Coleman 'Booger' Sykes: I know! P-U...

Big Time Willie: ...H-I-V.

Jake Shuttlesworth: What are you studying?

Mary Shuttlesworth: Cells

Jake Shuttlesworth: Yeah, me too.

Jake Shuttlesworth: [when the clerk sees his ankle monitor] It's arthritis, you know. I got that arthritis thing happenin'.

Sneaker Clerk: Yeah?

Jake Shuttlesworth: Yeah!

Sneaker Clerk: My brother's got the same arthritic condition

Jake Shuttlesworth: Really?

Sneaker Clerk: Only it's on his left ankle. It's goin' around here in Coney Island.

Jake Shuttlesworth: Yeah, yeah, yeah. It's contagious!

Sneaker Clerk: Yeah!

Uncle Bubba: All I'm asking is that you let me wet my beak a little bit.

Jesus Shuttlesworth: Wet your beak?

Michael Jordan: He got game.

Dom Pagnotti: When making a business decision, the only color that matters is green.

Jesus Shuttlesworth: I hate my name. What kind of name is Jesus anyway?

Jake Shuttlesworth: It's biblical.

Jesus Shuttlesworth: Yeah, no kidding.

Sip: We're the rail splitters and no body's fucking with us.

Spivey: In here there's some money. Get some clothiong, toothpaste, deodorant, personal effects, whatever have you. Take a shower! Wash your ass!

Jesus Shuttlesworth: God ain't shit!

Jake Shuttlesworth: Number one, why you gotta use this kinda language? What you some kinda heathen now? You don't make no mistakes? You be out here shootin', but you don't miss no shots ever? EVER? People make mistakes! People veer off the path! God forgives them!

Jesus Shuttlesworth: Has God forgiven you for killing my mother?

Jake Shuttlesworth: I pray that he has, Son. I believe he has. When will you?

Jake Shuttlesworth: I pray you understand why I pushed you so hard! It was only to get you to that next level, Son. I mean, you's the first Shuttlesworth that's ever gonna make it out of these projects, and I was the one who who put the ball in your hand, Son! I put the ball in your crib!

Jake Shuttlesworth: I want you to go to Big State, Son.

Jesus Shuttlesworth: Aw, Man, you just like everybody else.

Jake Shuttlesworth: No I'm not like everyone else, Son. Everyone else ain't your father.

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