Love & Basketball


2h 4m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Eleven-year-old Quincy doesn't know what to make of Monica, a girl who can outplay any of the guys on the neighborhood basketball court. Soon he is infatuated with her and, much to his surprise, she is eager to become closer to him. Best friends all throughout the following school years, the pressur

Film Details

Also Known As
Love and Basketball
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 4m

Synopsis

Eleven-year-old Quincy doesn't know what to make of Monica, a girl who can outplay any of the guys on the neighborhood basketball court. Soon he is infatuated with her and, much to his surprise, she is eager to become closer to him. Best friends all throughout the following school years, the pressure for each to be recruited by college basketball coaches brings them closer together and their love blooms beyond friendship.

Crew

Joene Acord

Accounting Assistant

Sande Alessi

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Phillip Ali

Foreman

Brian Andrew-tunstall

Hair Stylist

Rod Bacote

Location Assistant

Dick Baker

Advisor

Sidney R. Baldwin

Photography

Maeyen A Bassey

Assistant

Lamonte Bell

Accountant

Terence Blanchard

Music

Terence Blanchard

Music Conductor

David Bodin

Best Boy Grip

Brett A. Boydstun

Production Coordinator

Jamala Gaither Brown

Set Production Assistant

Thomas Franklin Buckner

Set Production Assistant

Willie Burton

Sound Mixer

Reggie Rock Bythewood

Special Thanks To

Reggie Rock Bythewood

Archival Footage

Pepe Caceres

Sound Mixer

Dwight Campbell

Lighting Technician

Ruth Carter

Costume Designer

Laurie Cartwright

Other

Conan Castro

Set Costumer

Ricardo Ceballos

Production Manager

Susan K Chan

Art Director

Joe Chess

Steadicam Operator

Aubra Cohen

Accounting Assistant

Aisha Coley

Casting

Jennifer Conroy

Assistant Production Coordinator

Cori J Cooperider

Assistant

James F Cornick

Electrician

Terry Cummings

Other

Anthony David

Stand-In

Andrew Z. Davis

Executive Producer

Lucia De La Riva

Other

Sterfon Demings

Hair Stylist

Rebecca Edwards

Accounting Assistant

Jeff Egan

Medic

Marcus Epps

Swing Gang

Eduardo H. Esparza

Props

Joseph R. Feeney

Transportation Co-Captain

Darran Fowler

Props Assistant

Mar Francoli

Location Manager

Jose Gaspar

Electrician

Craig Gentry

Other

Michael Giangregorio

Set Costumer

Arlene Gibbs

Assistant

Anita Gibson

Makeup Artist

Emily Glatter

Production Associate

Nicole Goodwin

Production Assistant

Lara B Grant

Post-Production Assistant

William J Gray

Rigging Gaffer

Martin L Grimes

Swing Gang

Cynthia Guidry

Executive Producer

Lupe Guitierrez

Production

Jay Hager

Camera Assistant

Aisha M Hamilton

Art Department Coordinator

Isabel Harkins

Makeup Assistant

Robert Wayne Harris

Other

Chick Hearn

Other

Judy Heinzen

Location Assistant

John Hendrickson

Assistant Editor

Dervon Herron

Assistant Property Master

Jimmie Herron

Property Master

Bill Holmquist

Construction Coordinator

Dwight Hovey

Other

Jeffrey Howard

Production Designer

Andrea Jackson

Hair Stylist

Mario Jackson

Grip

Magic Johnson

Special Thanks To

Malvin Gray Johnson

Other

Sarah K Jones

Production Assistant

Stephen O Jones

Best Boy Grip

Mark S. Kaufman

Music

Ric Keeley

Post-Production Supervisor

Marion G Kirk

Set Costumer

Martin Kitrosser

Script Supervisor

Sam Kitt

Producer

Kevin Krakower

Craft Service

Steven G Ladish

Swing Gang

Stu Lantz

Other

Spike Lee

Producer

Jodi Leininger

Location Assistant

Alan D Levinson

Special Thanks To

Marvin E. Lewis

Boom Operator

Michael E Listorti

Dolly Grip

Mark Anthony Little

Assistant Director

Joe Lucio

Security

Alfonso Lujan

Key Grip

Michael Lyon

Electrician

Kerrie Marshall

Stunt Man

Cristobal Martin

Assistant Director

Marc Martinez

Boom Operator

Vincent Mata

Camera Assistant

Robert C Mathews

Hair Stylist

Colleen Matsuhara

Advisor

Colleen Matsuhara

Special Thanks To

Jadi Mccurdy

Set Production Assistant

Joe Mcnally

Special Thanks To

Mark Mcriley

Medic

Wayne Middleton

Location Manager

Raymond S. Milazzo Jr.

Camera Assistant

Melanie Miller

Rights & Clearances

Wayne Miller

Craft Service

Helen Monaghan

Costume Supervisor

Michael J. Moore

Assistant Director

Ted Moser

Transportation Coordinator

Jennifer Mount

Other

Bert Muhleman

Post-Production Assistant

Randy Musselman

Transportation Captain

Craig Muzio

Scenic Artist

Antonio Navarro

Camera Assistant

Troy Nimmer

Production Assistant

Eric Oliver

Assistant Director

Kathy Orlando

Other

Lisa Barkin Oxley

Production

Maxine Parker

Production Coordinator

Lori Pawiski

Special Thanks To

David Peck

Other

Joann Perritano

Unit Production Manager

Manny Perry

Stunt Coordinator

Joshua Persoff

Assistant Property Master

Simone Perusse

Best Boy

Gina Prince-bythewood

Screenplay

Paul Prokop

Production Associate

Edward J Protiva

Swing Gang

Lisa D Quercioli

Set Costumer

Joshua Ravetch

Production

Lex Rawlins

Camera Assistant

Pat Riley

Special Thanks To

Glenn Roberts

On-Set Dresser

Robin Roberts

Other

Janice Robinson

Stand-In

Dena Roth

Set Decorator

Deandre Russell

Set Production Assistant

Alex Ruttenberg

Casting Associate

Salvador Sanchez

Researcher

Pelcio R Santos

Grip

Ralph O Sepulveda

Assistant Editor

Alexis Seymour

Avid Editor

Robert D Shacklett

Other

Terilyn A. Shropshire

Editor

Lori Silfen

Music

Porfirio Silva

Other

Ed Solomon

Special Thanks To

Steve Spencer

Advisor

David Sporn

Other

Joann Stafford-chaney

Hair Stylist

Mike Starkey

Grip

Jay Stern

Executive Producer

R. Michael Stringer

Key Grip

Melodee Sutton

Music Supervisor

Monte Swann

Video Playback

Ronnie Sweeting

Video Assist/Playback

Henry Tanner Ossawa

Other

Marilyn Tasso

Production Accountant

Carme Tenuta

Makeup Artist

F. Laini Thompson

Makeup Artist

Michael Tolochko

Electrician

Thomas Traynor

Location Assistant

Lee Tucker

Technical Supervisor

Lee Tucker

Technical Supervisor

Gisella Tutsaus

Makeup Artist

Joseph Urbanczyk

Camera Operator

Michael Vieyra

Production Assistant

Gina Villalobos

Camera

Reynaldo Villalobos

Other

Reynaldo Villalobos

Director Of Photography

Dick Vitale

Other

Katherine Walker

Set Production Assistant

Eric Ward

Dolly Grip

Joe Weinberger

Special Thanks To

George A Wells

Grip

Ron Wilkinson

Set Designer

Adam Wilson

Other

Jerald Wilson

Electrician

Trevor Wilson

Other

James Wright

Consultant

Film Details

Also Known As
Love and Basketball
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2000
Distribution Company
NEW LINE CINEMA (NEW LINE)
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 4m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring April 21, 2000

Released in United States on Video October 10, 2000

Released in United States January 2000

Feature directorial debut for Gina Prince-Bythewood.

Completed shooting August 17, 1999.

Began shooting June 16, 1999.

Project was workshopped at the Sundance Institute's 1998 January Screenwriters Lab.

Released in United States Spring April 21, 2000

Released in United States on Video October 10, 2000

Released in United States January 2000 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (Premieres) January 20-30, 2000.)