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McDonald’s All-American Game Feature Doc in the Works (Exclusive)

jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy co-directors Clarence “Coodie” Simmons and Chike Ozah are at work on a feature documentary about the McDonald’s All-American Games, high school basketball’s biggest stage. Simmons and Ozah’s production banner Creative Control, Roc Nation and Known Studios are joining forces to produce the film with the working title The All Americans: The […]

Kobe Bryant Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame During Emotional Ceremony

Kobe Bryant was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Saturday in what was a highly emotional moment, commemorating the legend’s contributions to the game and the deep reverence held among peers and fans. Byrant and his daughter, Gianna, along with seven others, were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California […]

Capturing Michelle Obama, Michael Jordan and Hillary Clinton: “I Had to Move Past My Own Intimidation”

The documentarians behind Emmy nominees 'Becoming,' 'The Last Dance' and 'Hillary' circumvented any tendencies toward hero worship to capture hidden vulnerabilities of very public figures.

Michael Jordan Sends Support to Protesters: “I See and Feel Everyone’s Pain”

As tense protests over the death of George Floyd and other police killings of black people grow nationwide, Michael Jordan is speaking out to express how "deeply saddened" and upset he feels over the events that have transpired.

ESPN to Show Film About Game 6 of 1998 NBA Finals

ESPN will show 'Game 6: The Movie' on Wednesday night at 9 p.m. ET, following a rebroadcast of episodes nine and 10 of 'The Last Dance.' The episode will feature game footage captured by five NBA Entertainment cameras and marks the first time that the game has been available to watch in high-definition.

Kobe Bryant Interview in ‘Last Dance’ Breaks Fans’ Hearts Again

Kobe Bryant fans had their hearts broken again Sunday night when the late basketball legend spoke during a new interview done prior to his death shown on the fifth episode of the Michael Jordan ESPN docuseries 'The Last Dance'.

Ken Burns Disparages Michael Jordan Docuseries: “Not the Way You Do Good Journalism”

Ken Burns has serious reservations about the ESPN docuseries 'The Last Dance,' which focuses on Michael Jordan and his time with the Chicago Bulls.

‘The Last Dance’: TV Review

ESPN's 'The Last Dance,' a 10-part documentary about the 1997-98 Chicago Bulls — and, really, Michael Jordan's entire run with the team — offers thrilling basketball footage and high-profile interviews.

ESPN, Netflix Move Up Launch for Michael Jordan Doc Series ‘The Last Dance’

ESPN Films and Netflix will debut their long-form documentary about basketball great Michael Jordan, 'The Last Dance,' on April 19, earlier than anticipated after the loss of live sports content.

‘Space Jam’ Returning to Theaters Next Month

The 1996 classic is hitting the big screen in honor of its 20th anniversary.

Original ‘Space Jam’ Director Warns Against Doing a Sequel: “Don’t Do It. It’s Doomed”

The sequel to the 1996 film (featuring a slew of NBA talent, along with Bill Murray) will star LeBron James, but Joe Pytka advises against a follow-up: "When we did 'Space Jam,' there was a perfect storm of players and ex-players available. ... There are none around like that now."