Prior to release, power companies issued press releases to remind people of the danger of high-voltage power lines. In the movie Calvin retrieves a pair of "energized" basketball boots from such a line.
Michael Jordan was in fact back in the NBA at the time of the film's release. He played for the Washington Wizards from 2001-2003. Throughout the film though the Knights are never shown playing the Wizards.
Kyla Pratt played a celebrity charecter named Keasha in the film she had a tv episode before the fresh Prince of bel-air later on in the film her and Calvin meet up at the game and later on have a date this can be found on the Deleted scenes in the movies DVD & Blu-Ray