Cast & Crew
- Duane MartinKyle Lee Watson, a talented basketball player who is determined to be accepted to Georgetown University, to play for their basketball team. He is seen
- Leon RobinsonThomas "Shep" Sheppard, a quiet, bitter, introvert who used to be an incredible high school basketball player. He was later arrested after his best friend, Nutso, accidentally jumps off a high rise bu
- Tupac ShakurBirdie, a local thug and Shep's younger brother.
- Bernie MacFlip, a homeless crackhead who later killed by Birdie & Motaw.
- Tonya PinkinsMailika Watson, Kyle's mom who tries to get him to see that there is more to life than just basketball. She develops a relationship with Shep.
- David BaileyMike Rollins, a respected coach for Kyle's team, who tries to get Shep to play basketball again.
- Marlon WayansBugaloo, Kyle's womanizing yet goofy best friend who spent a year in juvenile detention for an unknown crime. He is often bullied by Birdie and his gang members.
- Wood HarrisMotaw, Birdie's teenaged lieutenant and star player on his team. He is a homicidal psychopath who will kill anyone with no second thought nor remorse.
- Henry SimmonsStarnes, Kyle's teammate who is disgusted by Kyle's cockiness.
- Michael RispoliRichard “Big Richie“ Jones
- John ThompsonHimself
- Shawn Michael HowardBobby, Kyle's shy and soft-spoken friend who plays in the basketball tournament.
- Bill RafteryHimself
- James WilliamsSpeedy
- sowie Franklin Martin, Bobbito García
- Regie: Jeff Pollack
- Drehbuch: Barry Michael Cooper, Jeff Pollack
- Produktion: Benny Medina, James D. Brubaker, Jeff Pollack
- Musik: Marcus Miller