While the sport of basketball is fun to watch, what can be even more fun is a good movie in which the game plays a big role. Given how the lockout is putting the upcoming season in greater and greater jeopardy, I have been turning to many of these films to get my hoops fix.
Let's be honest, folks. How many people here didn't get excited when it was announced that the great Michael Jordan would be starring in a basketball movie with the Looney Tunes? Yeah, I'm talking about the immortal classic known as Space Jam. At the same time, how many of us haven't shed a tear at the inspirational Hoosiers?
That being said, let's take a break from the stats and percentages and look at eight of the greatest basketball movies of all time.