Burdened with emotional scars from early life tragedy, a callous foster care system, and obsessivecompulsive personality disorder, sticky manages to transcend his. A native of philadelphia, wallace played college basketball at the university of north carolina before moving on to the nba in 1995 originally selected by the washington bullets now known as the washington wizards as the. Ball dont lie myth, genealogy, and invention in the cultures of basketball. He often referred to refs who made wrong calls and later the affected team that got back the ball without any set backs. Ball dont lie plays out over one day in the life of sticky, a skinny 17yearold high school junior and basketball prodigy from venice, california. Man, that was 3 minutes long and ridiculously hard to watch.
Husband and wife gabe and adelaide wilson take their kids to their beach house expecting to unplug and unwind with friends. Listen for free to their radio shows, dj mix sets and podcasts we are removing our fees for every select subscription for 3 months to help support creators. Its the only place that feels like home and where his skills give him some street cred. There, it isnt about his dead mother, his shoplifting habit, or even his girlfriend. Since 2008, hes covered all 94 feet of action with his start at nba. Rasheed abdul wallace born september 17, 1974 is an american former professional basketball player who played 16 seasons in the national basketball association nba. Theres a new michael jordan flu game conspiracy, and it doesnt involve pizza. Discover ball dont lie tshirt, a custom product made just for you by teespring. He cleverly sets up each chapter with a myth and then he goes about deconstructing it from a variety of angles. With rosanna arquette, grayson boucher, ludacris, nick cannon. May 1, 2008 had ball dont lie gone the straight linear route and changed the story so that our main character was actually working toward a concrete goal, perhaps the film wouldve shined. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Ball dont lie staff ball dont lie october 29, 2012, 9. I dont know about you, but im hyped to check it out i spoke with the production company and they are still in the process of finding the right distributor, so the release date is.
Freedarko presents the macrophenomenal pro basketball almanac. Gone is the phase when he would take 1015 balls to get into the groove. He dont talk much, but lets his mad balling skills do the talking. The only difference is sticky never had a place to call his own, and living with different foster parents every year had no benefit. The first ball dont lie teaser trailer featuring original beats from infamous mixtape dj j period. He started out life so far behind the pack that the finish line seems nearly unreachable. Retired basketball player rasheed wallace was the worlds foremost proponent of ball dont lie as a way of life.
People say a skinny white dude cant ball, but sticky dont pay them no mind. For example whenever a ref called for a foul thats wasnt one and the player missed both free throws, hed yell out. Imdb has it listed as a 2008 release, almost a decade has gone by and the movie is. A phrase commonly used by professional basketball player rasheed wallace. This book reveals the fallout each moment had on a players team, city, season and career. Less a movie than a sadomasochistic plot party where every conceivable contrivance of teenage woe is asphyxiated to the brink of orgasm and then abandoned. The professor, chris ludacris bridges, nick cannon, and rosanna arquette. He has a passion for basketball, and he is so gooood.
In episode 9 when they were talking about game 7 against pacers, you had. Ball dont lie is a collection of indepth, inyourface conversations examining. Grayson boucher aka the professors upcoming movie in spring 2007. Ball dont lie is a 2008 film directed by brin hill. Anyone can play, 2008 ala quick picks for reluctant young adult. Burdened with emotional scars from a traumatic childhood, a callous foster care system, and obsessivecompulsive personality disorder, sticky manages to transcend his limitations whenever he has a ball in his hands. Ball dont lie is said when a player misses one, two or all three of his free throws after a questionable read as. The supreme dreams show when ball dont lie goes too far. The film premiered at the 2008 tribeca film festival. A skinny high school junior and basketball prodigy from venice, california burdened with early life tragedy callous foster care and obsessivecompulsive disorder, sticky manages to surpass his limits whenever he has a ball in his hands. Since 2008, hes covered all 94 feet of action with his start at nba digital as the lead researcher. Collins who missed 25 games this season with a ped suspension averaged 21.
The book is a gritty comingofage story of a troubled throwaway named sticky his real name. The idea behind the ball dont lie phrase is this when a player misses his free throws after a questionable foul call, thats the basketball gods way of. Though travis reichard is the protagonists given name, his moniker is sticky. Rasheed wallace made one thing clear when he stepped on the court. On screen, talented filmmakers can sometimes try too hard to convey the truth. Ball dont lie takes it to the streets for an urban basketball comingofage drama. Its an americanism, possibly aave derived, with the word dont taking on a generic do role, much as aint takes on a generic is role in rural speech.
The long plan to blow up the lab in the series finale. Ball dont lie plays out over one day in the life of sticky film newcomer and streetball legend grayson the professor boucher, a skinny 17yearold high school junior and basketball prodigy from venice, california. To sticky life was basketball, and his girlfriend anhthu. Heat center bam adebayo wins skills challenge, kings star buddy hield wins 3 point contest. It stars and1 mixtape team member grayson boucher, a. We chronicled whitesides sudden rise from dleague journeyman to nba dominance in great detail this past january, and 10 months after his heat debut we still dont know whether the 7footer is closer to zero or hero he submitted 36minute averages of 17. Ball dont lie plays out over one day in the life of sticky boucher, a skinny high school sophomore and basketball prodigy from venice, california. Movie ball dont lie 2008 is like 8mile meets the and1 tour. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. Or, with proper grammar applied, the ball didnt, or wouldnt, lie. With worldclass production and customer support, your satisfaction is guaranteed. Sticky the protagonist of the book ball dont lie is a tall 63 basketball player. What happened to the movie ball dont lie starring the professor. Rasheed wallace, who holds the record for most technical fouls in a season with 41, was even ejected from a game for asserting his ball dont lie mantra after playing just 85 seconds.
But wallace isnt appreciated or discussed as often as he should be. With ball dont lie, wallace keeps technicals flowing. Dante played ball overseas for six or seven seasons. With the electricity, humor and sweat of street basketball, ball dont lie is the comingofage story of sticky newcomer grayson boucher. Reviewed by cat ariail the golden state warriorscleveland cavaliers finals rematch has reinvigorated debates about whether steph curry has surpassed lebron james as the best. Rasheed wallace had an excellent career with five nba teams, most notably the detroit pistons. Kevin garnett, lamelo ball, larry bird, ncaa, oscar robertson, russell westbrook, shawn kemp, toni kukoc, vinnie.
This spot is playing in foot locker nationwide this april. It means the ball doesnt lie, but the grammar makes it sound streettough and worldwise. Rounding things out with, threepoint pioneer dennis scott and. When the buzzer finally sounds, ball dont lie has what you might call an excess of street cred.
Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. You pitch it in his slot and the ball goes into the stands. Rasheed wallace retired nba player famous for his competitive nature and aggressiveness made the statement ball dont lie a trend in the nba. As the title suggests, a lack of athletic ability is difficult to conceal on the basketball court. Shuffled from one foster home to another after his mothers suicide, stick fits with the rough camaraderie of the other hoopsters, even if some are homeless. Ms dhoni is having his best ipl season, numbers dont lie. But as night descends, their serenity turns to tension genre. Ball dont lie 2008 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. A comingofage story about grief, guilt, and the risks a filipinoamerican teenager takes to uncover the truth about his cousins murder. The analysis first explains how ball dont lie counters what can be called. Rasheed wallace and the politics of protest in the.
In fact, youtube is filled with videos of wallace dropping ball dont lie during different stages of his professional career. Adam silver says daryl moreys china tweet will cost nba hundreds of millions of dollars. Hes 6 3 tall, with a handsome chiseled and tan face and a few zig zag scars, and his home is the street. Sunny tries to shine despite his troubled past in this third novel in the critically acclaimed track series from national book award finalist jason reynolds. Pagina ufficiale del torneo di basket ball dont lie latina. With the electricity, humor and sweat of street basketball, ball dont lie is the comingofage story of sticky newcomer grayson boucher, a. The ball is, essentially, the unbiased judge who will not reward the player by going in if the apparent foul was. Podcast professionale sulla nba, analisi, spunti di riflessione e competenza. Mahendra singh dhoni has been in terrific form this season and the same finisher who looked out of sorts in the last couple of seasons for pune is suddenly looking like the captain cool cricket fans have known over the years. The bulletin sticky is a beataroundthehead foster kid with nowhere to call home but the street, and an outer shell so tough that no one will take him in. Vanessa bryant gives first look at kobes new novel. To ask other readers questions about ball dont lie, please sign up.1525 915 1332 362 1005 830 1468 290 382 75 1102 1559 1580 185 1215 176 1598 148 920 770 371 1364 455 640 770 895 1401 1181 1258 954 450 721 1376