A love story with a healthy dollop of basketball by first-time feature filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood, whose background includes a stint writing for Felicity
. Quincey McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grow up next door to each other
from the age of 11, and they're bound together by their mutual love of basketball. Q's parents, particularly his dad (Dennis Haysbert), a fading NBA player, support their son's love of the game but want him to get a solid education. Monica's mother (Alfre Woodard) wishes her daughter could be
sweeter and girlier, like her older sister; Monica's father (Harry J. Lennix) is behind his little girl's ambitions all ...