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Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 02:18 PM
I just want to see what PSD believes to be the top 5 basketball movies of all time. Today will be the first day of the poll, You will vote for what is the best basketball movie. Late in the week, I will post the 2nd poll which will gage the 2nd best basketball movie of all time. We will go to number 5. Should be interesting where people lean to on this. I can't include every basektball movie but I have chosen the major ones. Enjoy..

Finally tell us why you picked the film you did.

DONT FOREGT TO VOTE!

Cheers

ink
04-05-2009, 02:22 PM
He Got Game
Hoosiers
Finding Forrester
Coach Carter
Hoop Dreams (doc)

That's without thinking about why. Just the 5 I like to watch the most.

abe_froman
04-05-2009, 02:25 PM
air bud

IRUAM #21
04-05-2009, 02:25 PM
I love Glory Road

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 02:25 PM
He Got Game
Hoosiers
Finding Forrester
Coach Carter
Hoop Dreams (doc)

That's without thinking about why. Just the 5 I like to watch the most.

I was going to include finding forester and forgot about it last second. Will add it next poll. Its good but doubt it gets top spot. Thanks Ink..

CHeers

UK Bull
04-05-2009, 02:25 PM
Hoop Dreams
He got Game
Through the Fire
Coach Carter
Rebound

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 02:26 PM
air bud

haha another one i might need to add..

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 02:26 PM
For me its White men cantt Jump, great story and the ball is pretty entertaining.

lakers4sho
04-05-2009, 02:26 PM
above the rim is the one with tupac right?

UK Bull
04-05-2009, 02:27 PM
above the rim is the one with tupac right?

Yeah

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 02:27 PM
above the rim is the one with tupac right?

yes it is.

blujaysrock
04-05-2009, 02:27 PM
He Got Game
Hoosiers
Finding Forrester
Coach Carter
Hoop Dreams (doc)

That's without thinking about why. Just the 5 I like to watch the most.

Awesome movie but it wasn't so much about basketball.

Kakaroach
04-05-2009, 02:29 PM
Gotta love Space Jam. I grew up watching that so many times. And of course, its all bout MJ. :)

KmB728
04-05-2009, 02:30 PM
Coach Carter is the best basketball movie in my opinion... followed by a close second in Glory Road

PhillyForLife90
04-05-2009, 02:32 PM
Space Jam FTW!

bghoops13
04-05-2009, 02:36 PM
Hoosiers, its a classic.

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 02:38 PM
Hoosiers, its a classic.

That was one of my top 2..

dre1990
04-05-2009, 02:55 PM
Coach Carter

FaceDown91
04-05-2009, 02:56 PM
love & basketball. my favorite basketball movie and one of my favorite love stories.

iluvsports2much
04-05-2009, 02:57 PM
wow...i love hoosiers but had ta go wit love and basketball...that movie sorta relates to me and my gf in a way...i mean we didnt go pro or college of course, but we both loved each other and basketball jus as much...we both played,and quit cuz we didnt wanna go off without each other,she was gonna get a scholorship to play in alabama and i was gonna play local but we both gave up the dream for our dream...its both our fav movie...true story

SeoulBeatz
04-05-2009, 02:59 PM
space jam. is it even a question?

Hawkeye15
04-05-2009, 02:59 PM
I have 2, for seperate categories
1- Blue Chips. The action is by far the best of any bball movie, obviously because there are real awesome players.
2- Hoosiers. Great story, if you love basketball it almost gets you emotional, and Gene Hackman is a great actor.

I voted Hoosiers

macc
04-05-2009, 03:03 PM
No love for "the Air up There"? another classic

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 03:04 PM
wow...i love hoosiers but had ta go wit love and basketball...that movie sorta relates to me and my gf in a way...i mean we didnt go pro or college of course, but we both loved each other and basketball jus as much...we both played,and quit cuz we didnt wanna go off without each other,she was gonna get a scholorship to play in alabama and i was gonna play local but we both gave up the dream for our dream...its both our fav movie...true story

best explanation yet for why a user picked a certain film.. You made the right choice man.. :clap:

Mile High Champ
04-05-2009, 03:05 PM
No love for "the Air up There"? another classic

I will add it next round..

Kevj77
04-05-2009, 03:07 PM
You forgot to out The Fish That Saved Pittsburg in your poll. Its so bad its actually very funny. Watch it if you haven't seen it

sanfranfan1210
04-05-2009, 03:09 PM
Glory Road

EX-TREME
04-05-2009, 03:12 PM
coach carter
love and basketball
rebound goat
hoop dreams
he got game
Hoosiers

sugarrayray
04-05-2009, 03:22 PM
he got game with out a doubt, its a spike lee joint, and denzel and ray are both money in it, good supporting cast too, including travis best

DJ CHACH
04-05-2009, 03:26 PM
REBOUND!! dont u guys kno how many ppl that stuff happens to..there are so many prospects who get caught up in tha same stuff, and never make it..demetrius hook mitchell and earl manigault are guys who couldve given jordan a run for his money had they gotten a chance..they jumped over cars and touched the top of backboards...teh movie showed u the rollercoaster these guys go on, once they hear that they might get to the nba..then they throw it all away with drugs. Rebound is an emotional rolercoaster that probably is the story of so many ballers out there who got caught up in the wrong ****.... injuries and drugs are teh number one reason America needs overseas talent..its the ghetto ballers that the league thinks "dont genereate revenue"..they prefer overseas floppers who bring ARGENTINA and CHINA with them...i hate the nba now...but i appreciate the old skul players, adn the players that neve made it..GOAT=Greatest Of All Time

ItsTheLastAce
04-05-2009, 03:34 PM
wheres the sixth man at?? i loved that movie.
next would be white man cant jump
coach carter
glory road


i have a feeling i should watch hoosiers

_Sn1P3r_
04-05-2009, 03:36 PM
Coach CArter
Hoosiers
Glory Road
White Men can't jump
Sixth Man

SlaterRaps
04-05-2009, 04:00 PM
Space jam
i dont care what anyone says

I Am Awesome-O
04-05-2009, 04:04 PM
Hoop Dreams, and it's not even close.

Raps08-09 Champ
04-05-2009, 06:26 PM
Lol as soon as I seen this thread, Space Jam showed up on t.v.

I gotta go with Coach Carter though.

Kakaroach
04-05-2009, 07:36 PM
Good to see all of the love for Space Jam. :D

GodsSon
04-05-2009, 07:46 PM
2 words...Jesus Shuttlesworth

op12
04-05-2009, 07:49 PM
he got game and white men cant jump are a toss up. followed closely by blue chips.

Kakaroach
04-05-2009, 07:55 PM
White Men Can't Jump sounds good. And He Got Game and Hoosiers. Maybe I should go rent those and watch em.

oshea225
04-05-2009, 07:57 PM
for me, my two favorite to watch are he got game and coach carter

YankeeFan89
04-05-2009, 07:58 PM
Space Jam..all time classic...I remember going to the movies with my pops for that one.

ink
04-05-2009, 07:59 PM
2 words...Jesus Shuttlesworth

I agree. He Got Game is the best. Classic Spike Lee, stars two superstars (and Rick Fox lol) about to burst on the NBA scene, so it crosses between real life and fiction. Shaq and Allen alone make the film great, but the way Spike works them into the story is fantastic. Denzel as Ray Allen's dad is genius. Amazing soundtrack, taking Aaron Copland music and using it in a basketball movie, also great tracks by Public Enemy. A classic. Can't beat that movie. Jesus Shuttlesworth FTW!!!

GodsSon
04-05-2009, 08:23 PM
^ lol Rick Fox...the only good thing about his part was when he led Jesus to the room with both girls and subsequent 3some haha

JMedrano2006
04-05-2009, 08:28 PM
Sunset Park was descent, just wish the coach was hot, guess Carla from cheers had a favor owed to her, lol

ink
04-05-2009, 08:40 PM
^ lol Rick Fox...the only good thing about his part was when he led Jesus to the room with both girls and subsequent 3some haha

Memorable. :D lol.

JJ81
04-05-2009, 09:12 PM
Spacejam

_Sn1P3r_
04-05-2009, 09:15 PM
Spacejam

Forgot about that!

IversonIsKrazy
04-05-2009, 10:33 PM
Coach Carter was a great movie.

KobeIs
04-06-2009, 12:25 AM
dang coach carter was awesome BUT ima vote space jam

15carlos21
04-06-2009, 01:01 AM
slam dunk ernest for me

jimm120
04-06-2009, 01:08 AM
what is that movie with Sean Connory, when he says "You're the man now, dawg"??? The movie was about the kid but it centered on basketball as being his ticket in to the possibilities.

Also, I remember a spike Lee movie about basketball that was pretty cool.

IversonIsKrazy
04-06-2009, 01:16 AM
Coach Carter & Glory Road were great movies. Glory Road had the better story, but Coach Carter was more entertaining.

Pauleboman
04-06-2009, 01:27 AM
slam dunk ernest for me

Thats a good one..

Lakers4ItAll
04-06-2009, 01:31 AM
Love n Basketball is my fav of the list

ink
04-06-2009, 01:36 AM
what is that movie with Sean Connory, when he says "You're the man now, dawg"??? The movie was about the kid but it centered on basketball as being his ticket in to the possibilities.

That was Finding Forrester. Great film.

Mile High Champ
04-06-2009, 12:56 PM
Close race for best basketball movie...

bahama0811
04-06-2009, 12:57 PM
Hoosiers.

MiamiHeat
04-06-2009, 01:01 PM
Space Jam
Glory Road
Coach Carter

S.J.Basketball
04-06-2009, 02:18 PM
Coach Carter was a crap movie and so was Space Jam. Has anyone ever seen Hoop Dreams? A REAL STORY and a REAL BASKETBALL movie. Literally. Documenting the kids lives from Jr. High all the way through College to see if they can make it ton the NBA. Amazing and powerful story.

The Ooh Child
04-06-2009, 03:12 PM
How am I the only one who has voted for Teen Wolf? I also request that Air Bud and Juwanna Man be added to the poll

C_Mund
04-06-2009, 03:35 PM
Rebound fo sho.
Don Cheadle as the GOAT
a young KG as Lou Al Cindor.
Booyah

Faneik
04-06-2009, 03:38 PM
white men can't jump

lol @ teen wolf

ink
04-06-2009, 03:58 PM
Mile High -- there really need to be two categories. :laugh2:

Space Jam is beating out He Got Game, Coach Carter, Hoosiers, and Hoop Dreams??? :faint: lmao.

ShaunRiching9
04-06-2009, 04:13 PM
i always loved Space Jam

Raps08-09 Champ
04-06-2009, 04:34 PM
I just seen Glory Road yesterday.

It was pretty good.

BK-TY
04-06-2009, 04:45 PM
He Got Game
White Men Can't Jump
Love & Basketball
Glory Road
Coach Carter
Blue Chips

dtmagnet
04-06-2009, 04:47 PM
He Got Game is #1, but Space Jam is hella fun to watch especially now that we're older.

DerekRE_3
04-06-2009, 04:50 PM
I'm gonna have to go with 6th man with the Wayan's brothers.

goldenstater
04-06-2009, 04:53 PM
what about Hooked: the legend of Demetrius "hook" Mitchel? Badass doc. man! gary and jason kidd said he was better than they were. also white man cant jump is awesome. on hollowed ground( about rucker park) i think it was a tv doc.

I Am Awesome-O
04-06-2009, 05:09 PM
Coach Carter was a crap movie and so was Space Jam. Has anyone ever seen Hoop Dreams? A REAL STORY and a REAL BASKETBALL movie. Literally. Documenting the kids lives from Jr. High all the way through College to see if they can make it ton the NBA. Amazing and powerful story.

Thank you, I thought I was the only one who knew about Hoop Dreams. How Space Jam and Coach Carter among others are beating this brilliant documentary I don't know. I guess people just haven't heard of it.

what54!?
04-06-2009, 05:09 PM
He got game.

second: space jam. Looney tunes, mj, and basketball? its over

kvrnm
04-06-2009, 10:21 PM
he got game and white men cant jump

kvrnm
04-06-2009, 10:22 PM
through the fire is a good documentary also

VCaintdead17
04-06-2009, 10:33 PM
Space Jam and Hoosiers FTW!

Mile High Champ
04-07-2009, 01:26 AM
haha cant believe some voted for eddie.

Mile High Champ
04-07-2009, 01:28 AM
Mile High -- there really need to be two categories. :laugh2:

Space Jam is beating out He Got Game, Coach Carter, Hoosiers, and Hoop Dreams??? :faint: lmao.

tell me about it ink. I did not realize so many users would have their inner child take over and pick space jam as best basketball movie. I am kind of surprised that Blue Chips did not get better results this round.

ink
04-07-2009, 10:50 PM
Are we ready for round 2?

My prediction: Teen Wolf wins. :laugh2:

(btw, all basketball fans have to watch Hoop Dreams. Guaranteed. You'll like it.)

da wood
04-07-2009, 11:11 PM
its far and away love and basketball its not only the best basketball movie its one of the best movies of all time