Love & Basketball (2000)


Movie Review

Directed by: Gina Prince-Bythewood

Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Dennis Haysbert, Debbi Morgan, and Alfre Woodard

Monica (Sanaa Lathan) and Quincy (Omar Epps) have been destined to be lovers for a very long time.  While they publicly express their love for basketball, they secretly harbor love for one another.  Having met at the age of 11 when Monica’s family moved to Los Angeles, the two lovers cross paths on many occasions throughout their personal and professional lives.  From playing ball on the streets to making a living dribbling, these two go on a turbulent yet romantic journey to realize this love.  Gina Prince-Bythewood’s Love & Basketball is a touching story about black love on the basketball court.  Every baller secretly has got to want a girl like Sanaa Lathan’s Monica.  Check out Love & Basketball as soon as you can.



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