Love & Basketball (2000)

Come for the story of a female athlete on the rise, stay for the killer 90s soundtrack, all star cast, and unforgettable Omar Epps / Sanaa Lathan Chemistry.

Regan Humphrey

Aspiring basketball players Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) meet as two kids with a passion for the game and grow up into two people, passionate about each other. And even though love isn’t a game, they learn that love takes all the same things basketball does: Time, energy, practice, and dedication. For Monica and Quincy, balancing relationships and sports’ careers will come down to one final match, one on one— Winner takes all.

REF SCORE: 65%

Soundtrack: 100%
Story: 100%
Writing: 80%
Daring: 100%
Diversity: 100%
Racism: ADDRESSED — 10%
Gender Bias: PRESENT — 10%
————————-COMBATTED — 70%
Homophobia: PRESENT — 30%

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