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Basketball County: In the Water (2020)

This documentary tells the story of the basketball players of Prince George's County, MD. Since 2000, the county has spawned some 25 NBA players, more than a dozen WNBA players, and countless more who have competed at elite universities.

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Amani Martin
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Credited cast:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ... Self (as Lew Alcindor)
Lamman Rucker ... Self
Kevin Durant ... Self
Victor Oladipo ... Self
James Brown ... Self
John Thompson ... Self
Len Bias Len Bias ... Self (archive footage)
Quinn Cook Quinn Cook ... Self
Red Auerbach Red Auerbach ... Self (archive footage)
Steve Francis Steve Francis ... Self
Jerami Grant Jerami Grant ... Self
Thomas Paolucci Thomas Paolucci ... Self
Parris N. Glendening Parris N. Glendening ... Self
Michael Beasley Michael Beasley ... Self
Adrian Dantley Adrian Dantley ... Self
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A fascinating examination of a remarkable community, this documentary tells the story of Prince George's County, Md., and its social, economic and cultural evolution through the lens of some of basketball's biggest stars. Since 2000, the county just outside the nation's capital has spawned some 25 NBA players, more than a dozen WNBA players, and countless more who have competed at elite universities, highlighting the decades-long prevalence of basketball within the region. Written by SHOWTIME

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Where greatness lives.

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Documentary | Sport

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Could of been so much more

A fairly cursory look at at a really deep and well rooted phenomenon. Quite a few of these basketball legends deserved a telling of their own tales of at least this length (Beasley, Len Bias, Curtis Malone, etc.) There is so much more that could of been told here warts and all. Should of been a series.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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