An African American college basketball star becomes the head coach of a yeshiva's struggling basketball team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a knee injury forces him to leave the game. Based on the true story of Lamont Carr.

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Alex Schlotsky
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Lamont Carr
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Rabbi Lewis
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Big Ben Swartz
Jase Blankfort ...
Stick Goldstein
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David Sazant ...
Joker Levy
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Mrs. Klein
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Cynthia Schlotsky
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Marshall Schlotsky
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Jack Manchester ...
Tyler
Jerome Williams ...
NBA Star
Ron Gabriel ...
Coach Simowitz
Stan Coles ...
Larry
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An African American college basketball star becomes the head coach of a yeshiva's struggling basketball team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after a knee injury forces him to leave the game. Based on the true story of Lamont Carr.

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The character Alex Schlotsky is based on Lamont Carr's former player Alex Barbag. See more »

Goofs

The movie is supposed to take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, in the scenes surrounding the playground where the boys practice, the CN Tower and Sky Dome, both located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, can be seen. See more »

Quotes

TJ Murphy: I love this game!
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Written by Gary Mrowca and John Hiler
Performed by GBonafide and J Hi
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Props to Disney!
22 December 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Props to Disney for airing this movie during Hanukkah! Cute movie, with lots of spirit, enthusiasm and good acting. No one famous that stands out.. well.. its a TV movie, I didn't expect anyone for that matter.


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