Do you love basketball and want to sit down to a great basketball movie? Here is a list of some of the best basketball movies for your enjoyment.
1. “White men can’t jump” – 2 basketball hustlers hustle each other on the basketball court, and then become friends when times got hard.
2. “Teen Wolf” – The story of an average kid who finds out he’s a werewolf. With being a werewolf you get special abilities, one being able to play basketball really well, and he leads his team to the championship.
3. “The Air up there” – The story of a college basketball coach that needs a promotion, so he goes off to Africa to find that special athlete that will make it all happen.
4. “Hoosiers” – The story of a small Indiana high school team that make it all the way to the championship as underdogs.
5. “Blue Chips” – A college is forced to break the rules in order to get the players he needs to build himself a championship quality team.
6. “Hoop Dreams” – A story that follows 2 African American boys and their dreams of becoming college basketball players.
7. “Semi-Pro” – At a time when the ABA begins to merge with the NBA (National Basketball Association), the Tropics realize that they are not one of the teams that are going to merge with the league.
8. “Above the Rim” – The story of a promising basketball star and his relationships with a powerful drug dealer.
9. “Coach Carter” – Controversy happens when a coach benches his entire teams after they break their academic contract.
10. “Basketball Diaries” – An expiring basketball star loses his way when he gets involved with drugs.
11. “He Got Game” – Jesus is the most sought after high school basketball star. But his dreams of making it pro are over shadowed by his father who is spending time in prison for killing his mom.
12. “Love and Basketball” – The love story of 2 college basketball stars.
13. “Space Jam” – Michael Jordan and Bugs bunny team up to battle Marvin the Martian and his team.
14. “Like Mike” – A 14 year old finds and old pair of sneakers and when he puts them on he gets the ability to play like Michael Jordan.
15. “The 6th man” – Antoine and Kenny are basketball stars. One day Antoine dies and Kenny has to fill in as team leader. Antoine returns as a ghost and tries to help Kenny on an off the court.