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Wednesday, December 24, 2014

NickSports USA To Premiere New Basketball Documentary "Little Ballers" On Wednesday 18th February 2015

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting the exciting news that Nickelodeon USA will premiere and show "Little Ballers", a brand-new sports documentary that centers on a group of 11-year-old basketball players in New York City's Amateur Athletic Union, an inner-city springboard for potential NBA talent, on Wednesday 18th February 2015, as part of Nicktoons USA's recently launched NickSports programming block!


The 81-minute doc, originally scheduled to debut on NickSports during November 2014, is set against the backdrop of New York City, shining a spotlight on the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) as a feeding ground to potential NBA stardom. Featuring interviews with NBA and WNBA stars including Amar'e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Steve Nash, Russell Westbrook, Joakim Noah, Walt Frazier, Tyson Chandler, J.R. Smith and Chamique Holdsclaw, Little Ballers follows four 11-year-old boys and their legendary coach as they set out to win an AAU National Championship. For these boys, basketball is more than a game; it offers them hope. The movie is directed by Crystal McCrary, produced by Knicks player Amar'e Stoudemire and executive produced by Lupe Fiasco and Stoudemire.



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You can watch NickSports "Little Ballers" promo in the online streaming video clip below!

Little Ballers Promo from LITTLE BALLERS film on Vimeo.

Set against the backdrop of New York City, LITTLE BALLERS tells the story of 4 diverse eleven-year old boys and their legendary coach as they set out to win an AAU National Championship.

For these young men, basketball is more than a game. It is a deep passion that holds a special meaning for each of them: escaping poverty, getting an education, living the American dream and bonding with a father, but more than anything, basketball offers them hope.


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