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A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.
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Nominated for 4 Golden Globes. Another 1 win & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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 Ray Drecker (30 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Tanya Skagle (30 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Damon Drecker (30 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Darby Drecker (30 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Jessica Haxon (30 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Lenore Bernard (28 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Mike (25 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Ronnie Haxon (21 episodes, 2009-2011)
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 Charlie (15 episodes, 2010-2011)
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A former high school sports legend turned middle-aged high school basketball coach finds a way to benefit from his biggest asset.

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Back to the grind. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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28 June 2009 (USA)  »

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En velutstyrt mann  »

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Lennie James, who plays Charlie. Is also in the Walking Dead. Thomas Jane turned down the lead role of Rick for this show as well. See more »

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Referenced in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.131 (2013) See more »

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We got a winner here!
14 July 2009 | by (West Coast) – See all my reviews

This new HBO series has turned out to be a pleasant surprise. It's hard not to relate to a guy who lost everything in a day and age when so many people are going through similar situations. I've been there myself and I understand a lot of his frustrations. To see him cash in on his best "asset" has proved to be very, very interesting. Would we do the same if we were in his predicament? Well, you gotta eat and pay the bills. The writing is excellent. Also, Anne Heche can consider herself very lucky to have gotten this gig. She, too, is pleasant in her role as the ex-wife and it has made me forget all her past scandals, something I didn't think could be possible. Nice, too, to see Thomas Jane in what appears to be a hit for HBO.

I am thoroughly looking forward to episode #3.


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