The game of basketball is a truly wonderful sport. The essence of the game resonates with every single person that has ever dribbled a basketball.
Actual contests themselves are often exhilarating and extremely fascinating for the casual fan, but the appeal of the sport doesn't start and stop with just a game. Basketball's appeal stretches into the arena of film and has existed prominently on the silver screen.
Have you ever been a child shooting hoops, pretending to be your favorite player and launching up a game winning shot as time expires? That same type of magic and joy is displayed in the best basketball movies.
Here are the top 10 basketball movies...
*Honorable Mention: The 6th Man