Watch a Basketball Classic Together
With the weather a little wet and overcast, why not get your team together in the lead up to finals and watch a "Classic" basketball film for some inspirational quotes and moments to get the competitive juices going. Here are some of the top films to consider in your viewing list.
Coach Carter - Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.
Space Jam - In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Glory Road - In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Hoosiers - A coach with a checkered past trains a small town high school basketball team to become a top contender for the championship.
We've also added a few "inspirational" titles you may not have heard of ideal for a group with some faith based elements in them...
Spirit of the Game - In the lead up to the 1956 Olympic games, a group of missionaries are tasked with helping the fledgling Australian basketball team compete in their first ever Olympics, and in doing so, unite a nation still coming to grips after the war.
A Matter of Time (A Place in the Heart: Note I actually own a copy of this if your team wants to borrow this) - Basketball star Nathan comes home from college planning to marry his high school sweetheart who he finds has fallen for his brother in his absence. The star through his new role as a high school basketball coach finds out about himself in a powerful story about transformation, faith and God's power to break the chains that bind us.
With these selection and variety of titles i'm sure your club can find one to suit it's audience otherwise if all else fails, think outside of the box and go for Mighty Ducks!!!
“The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is healthy, your whole body will be full of light" – Matthew 6:22