Above the Rim Premiere

Above the Rim Premiere

A basketball player is challenged by thugs.

Published January 2, 2013

Duane Martin stars as Kyle Lee Washington, a high school basketball star trying to play college ball. Tupac Shakur plays Birdy, a villainous gang leader who wants Washington on his team. Marlon Wayans, Leon and The Wire's Wood Harris also star.

After agreeing to play for Birdy's team, Kyle realizes that thug life is not the way to go and plays for his high school coach in the basketball tournament, causing tension with Birdy. Find out what happens when basketball, family and gangs all clash. Catch the premiere of Above the Rim Thursday, January 10, at 8P/7C with an encore at 1A/12C.

 

(Photo: New Line Cinema)

Written by BET-Staff

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