There was a time in this great land that basketball movies were plentiful. Dramatic underdogs, streetball thrills, family stories or sports comedy, the collection of basketball cinema had no shortage. While there has been a drop-off from the 80’s, 90’s, and early 2000’s there’s been a rekindled interest thanks to recent hits like Air and Hustle.
While we wait for Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks to return to the floor it’s time to dip back into the basketball movie vault to find the best or, in some cases, catastrophically ridiculous. Today we’re dicing into the best in Basketball Comedy!