Though plagued by uneven scripting, REBOUND: THE LEGEND OF EARL "THE GOAT" ANIGAULT remains a compelling treatise on wasted talent. The film was made for cable and subsequently released on home video.
In 1959 Harlem, young Earl Manigault (Colin Cheadle) is a shy student at Benjamin Franklin High School who stuns the local basketball players with his athletic prowess. With local organizer Mr. Rucker (Forest Whitaker) eyeing his progress on the court, the slightly older Earl (Don Cheadle) is
swept into the wild off-court lifestyle of fellow ballplayers Legrand (Michael Beach), Diego (Eriq La Salle), and Dion (Michael Ralph). In trouble and expelled from school, Ea...