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Love And Basketball 27 Aug 00

Honest but sometimes hokey. However, for the number of years of story attempted here, it manages to avoid most of the standard biopic flaws and find a real story. The 'and' part puts too much weight on a so-so love story; if the focus had been "Love of Basketball" there might have been a bit more original passion. B

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