Inspired by a major ESPN film series, it’s an amazing oral history of basketball that was
it talks about the story of this game that was invented in Canada and took over America
and the rest of the world, it was supposed to be a sport for white men but became a game
for people of color, women and immigrants from all over the world to claim a new place in
society. this game demands everything from its players and who love it, but it gives them
so much back in return.
in order to tell this story, the journalists afe Bartholomew,Dan Klores and Jackie
MacMullan started a mission to interview an amazing lineup of basketball celebrities.for
the first time, many legends like Lebron,Steph Curry,Magic Johnson, Jerry West and Kobe
spoke about their passion,Former NBA commissioner David Stern and famous iconic coaches
such as Phil Jackson and Coach K talked and opened up like never before. and of course
those who broke glass ceilings like Yao Ming , Cheryl Miiller, Bill Russell and Lisa
Leslie gave the secret to clain their place in basketball.
Basketball: A Love Story is the defining untold oral history of how basketball came to be,
and what it means to those who love it.