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Eriq La Salle
James Earl Jones,
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Written by RZA (as Robert Diggs) and Ghostface Killah (as Dennis Coles)
Produced, Mixed and Arranged by RZA (as The RZA) for Wu-Tang Productions
Performed by Ghostface Killah (as Ghostface Killer) featuring Raekwon
Ghostface Killer appears courtesy of Razor Sharp Records, Inc.
Raekwon appears courtesy of Loud Records/RCA Records See more »
OK, so it is not the best basketball pic I have seen. That honor goes to Hoosiers. I can watch Gene Hackman over and over in that film and never get tired. But, having said that, it is not a bad film either.
Rhea Perlman, whom I haven't seen since what, Officer Honey in that Canadian Bacon flick, really didn't ad much to the film. She knows nothing about basketball and just took the job as a stepping stone to another losing career.
The real star of the film is Fredro Starr, who gets the team together. The team is talented so the coach Doesn't have to do much more that get them playing as a team. She is more social worker than coach and it all comes together as the team starts winning.
It also stars Terrance Howard, who went on to do some great work after this (Best Man, Hustle and Flow, Ray, Crach).
Not a great film, but not a complete waste of time.
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