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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Lamont's Maccabees  »

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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

Rabbi Lewis: When Judah was asked by his companions, "How can we, few as we are, fight back against so great of a multitude?" Judah replied, "It's not the size of our army, it is the strength of our faith."
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Written by Steve Bauman and Robert Willy Wood
Performed by Stretch Nickel
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Hannukah is a great time to watch "Full Court Miracle"!
28 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

If you enjoy gathering around the TV for a happy family movie, "Full Court Miracle" is an excellent choice. During Hannukah, the movie takes on the full importance of the true meaning of the festive holiday. It is an excellent way to point out the fine qualities of Judah and the Maccabbees. The movie also shows some fine morals about accepting all people, that may not have the same beliefs that you hold. Alex D. Linz is an exceptional child actor. Maybe in our own lives, miracles do not take place as they do in this movie, but it is nice to know that hope and perseverance can spawn a kind of "miracle". I highly recommend this movie to families of all faiths. It is very heartwarming and a joy to watch!


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