8 Great Basketball Movies To Watch During March Madness

8 Great Basketball Movies To Watch During March Madness

March 23, 2017
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We are in March Madness season! For all of you who are not the biggest sports fans, that means it is time for all things basketball. College basketball teams from all around the United States battle it out to be crowned champion. And let’s just say that college loyalty runs deep. It probably doesn’t take long during March Madness to find out who your die hard college basketball friends are on your social media feeds.

Then we cover the topic of March Madness brackets and the whole thing takes on a whole new level of intensity. Maybe you filled out a bracket hoping to predict the big winner so you would have bragging rights among your friends. Or maybe you are like me and you filled out a bracket to join the fun with your family but had no clue what teams to choose. Either way it is another fun and exciting part of the whole March Madness “madness”.

Today on our list we have 8 great basketball movies that are perfect for this time of year. Maybe you aren’t in to sports. Maybe you’re completely on edge hoping your college team will pull out a victory. Or maybe you are watching your nicely filled out brackets hoping you made the correct predictions. Either way, these 8 movies are sure to provide a fun break from the high stress of college basketball.

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Glory Road (2006)
The inspiring story of the coach that led the first all-black basketball team to their championship.
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Hoosiers (1986)
A small town basketball team is short on talent but the right coach could change all of that.
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Space Jam (1996)
The Looney Tunes enlist the help of Michael Jordan to win their big basketball game.
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Air Bud (1997)
The story of the golden retriever who learns to play basketball, and not only that but play it well!
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He Got Game (1998)
While in prison, Jake is offered a shorter sentence if he can convince his son to attend college.
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Coach Carter (2005)
Based on the true story of basketball coach Ken Carter, who made quite a stir by benching his basketball team after earning poor grades in school.
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The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend (1991)
The true story of famous basketball player “Pistol” Pete Maravich.
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Love & Basketball (2000)
The story of balancing an athletic career and a romantic relationship at the same time.

 

 

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Tori Ten Hagen is married to her amazing husband, Austin, and together they have a busy, energetic little boy. She is a stay-at-home mom passionate about encouraging other moms on their own parenting journeys. When she isn't busy keeping up with her toddler, you can find her sipping on coffee, reading a book, or curled up watching a good movie. Tori also writes on her personal blog and you can find more of her writing at www.ttenhagen.wordpress.com

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