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The Most Memorable Street Basketball Movie Scenes

Basketball is a language everyone can speak, and Hollywood has reminded us of this in many movies - even those whose plots were not based around the sport. Here are some favorites, inspired by Jordan's #RISEABOVE CONDITIONS short.

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1. He Got Game (1998)

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Denzel Washington's character plays his son, one on one to work out their differences in this powerful scene from Spike Lee's "He Got Game".

2. Rebound: The Legend of Earl The Goat Manigault (1996)

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In addition to award-winning actors such as Don Cheadle and James Earl Jones, Basketball greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kevin Garnett joined the cast to make the games in this dramatization of Earl Manigault authentic.

3. White Men Can't Jump (1992)

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Most epic dunk by Woody Harrelson in a feature film, hands down.

4. Space Jam (1996)

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Charles Barkley randomly happening upon a group of teenagers playing Basketball and asking to join them? Now that's what we call Hollywood magic.

5. Along Came Polly (2004)

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A great game of Basketball is probably the last thing one might expect to see in a Ben Stiller-directed romantic comedy, but Philip Seymour Hoffman definitely steal the show here in his mustard and ketchup colored uniform.

6. Cocktail (1988)

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Tom Cruise's b-ball skills? Actually not too shabby. This scene was filmed at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, at the base of the World Trade Center.

7. Air Bud (1997)

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RIP Air Buddy, the winingest dog in the game.

8. Inspired by Jordan Presents #RISEABOVE CONDITIONS

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Kids in Chicago's toughest neighborhoods reclaim their streets for the love of the game.