Love & Basketball

Love & Basketball (2000)

All's fair in love and basketball.

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2000-04-21
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 408 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 4min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood
star 7.4/10
From 408 Ratings


Monica Wright and Quincy McCall grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow into adulthood, they fall in love, but they also share another all-consuming passion: basketball. As Quincy and Monica struggle to make their relationship work, they follow separate career paths though high school and college basketball and, they hope, into stardom in big-league professional ball.

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  • Sanaa Lathan

    as Monica Wright
  • Omar Epps

    as Quincy McCall
  • Chris Warren

    as Kelvin
  • Kyla Pratt

    as Young Monica
  • Alfre Woodard

    as Camille Wright
  • Regina Hall

    as Lena Wright
  • Glenndon Chatman

    as Young Quincy
  • Jess Willard

    as Jamal
  • Naykia Harris

    as Young Lena
  • Harry Lennix

    as Nathan Wright
  • Debbi Morgan

    as Nona McCall
  • Dennis Haysbert

    as Zeke McCall
  • Al Foster

    as Coach Hiserman
  • Colleen Matsuhara

    as UCLA Coach
  • Gabrielle Union

    as Shawnee
  • Tyra Banks

    as Kyra Kessler
  • Christine Dunford

    as Coach Davis
  • Boris Kodjoe

    as Jason
  • Erika Ringor

    as Sidra O'Neal
  • Monica Calhoun

    as Kerry
  • Chick Hearn

    as Self
Art Dena Roth Set Decoration
Directing Gina Prince-Bythewood Director
Writing Gina Prince-Bythewood Writer
Crew Manny Perry Stunt Coordinator
Production Spike Lee Producer
Sound Melodee Sutton Music Supervisor
Art Jeffrey Howard Production Design
Sound Michael Mullane Sound Effects Editor
Directing Martin Kitrosser Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Carme Tenuta Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Helen Monaghan Costume Supervisor
Production Cynthia Guidry Executive Producer
Sound Tony Dimito Music Editor
Art Sue Chan Art Direction
Sound Mark Choi Sound Effects Editor
Production Aisha Coley Casting
Costume & Make-Up Sterfon Demings Key Hair Stylist
Lighting Dwight Campbell Gaffer
Sound Michael Kamper Sound Effects Editor
Camera Maricella Ramirez First Assistant Camera
Costume & Make-Up Laini Thompson Makeup Artist
Sound Terence Blanchard Original Music Composer
Camera Sidney Ray Baldwin Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Laverne Caracuzzi Makeup Artist
Sound Michael Dittrick Music Editor
Camera Joseph D. Urbanczyk Camera Operator
Production JoAnn Perritano Unit Production Manager
Camera Reynaldo Villalobos Director of Photography
Production Andrew Z. Davis Executive Producer
Production Jay Stern Executive Producer
Camera Joe Chess Steadicam Operator
Production Alex Ruttenberg Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up JoAnn Stafford-Chaney Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Brian A. Tunstall Key Hair Stylist
Editing Terilyn A. Shropshire Editor
Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
Costume & Make-Up Isabel Harkins Makeup Department Head
Production Sam Kitt Producer
Crew Manny Perry Stunts