Synopsis: A former basketball star suffering from a knee injury looks to rehab himself at a rundown Los Angeles gym.
Genre: Comedy
Production: GoDigital
  58 wins & 35 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min

My coach

always told me

that in order

to achieve success

you must visualize

your dreams.

But more importantly,

you have to believe it.

For me, that vision

has always been clear.

NBA superstar

and married to Kim,

the love of my life.

If this all sounds

farfetched to you,

you probably haven't

seen me play.

My name is Chris Long.

And tonight

I realize my destiny.

# If it weren't for the boy

# Who felt like

whatever he did #

# Wasn't good enough

# Was different

than every kid #

# But wait,

deep down inside #

# There was a genius within

# And his heart was of gold

and hope was eager to win #

# Was so sick and tired

of all these people #

# Sneaking on him

# No, he would come and attack

by the evil again #

# And his family's poor

# He swore he would

feed them again #

# But on his way out there goes

the Grim Reaper again #

# They put him in

the coliseum #

# To be food for the lions

# But he cut right through 'em

like the man on fire #

# With my heart

of Leonidas #

# He fought through

all them riots #

# Cause he was one bad man

stick his nose to the choir #

# But this world

was deep in for you #

# Bloodlines went back

to the people #

Look at this crowd,

the feeling here is electric.

All that anticipation

for this epic showdown

between LA Tech

and Rock Falls Pioneers.

But the big story here

is the heroic play

of senior phenom Chris Long.

He has literally put

this team on his back

and carried them into

their first final appearance

in 23 years.

How about that?

That's right, Jeff.

Chris Long has had four,

count 'em,

four consecutive

Temple doubles.

He shows no sign

of stopping.

He will easily go top five

in the draft this year.

Top five?

What's wrong with you?

How about the top pick?

How do you spell MVP?

Chris Long.

Watch out NBA,

here comes Long.

Okay, Kim is a ho for sho'.

Chris deserves so much

better than her.

Brittany, it's your turn.

Truth or dare?


Who would you rather f*ck?

David Beckham, Tom Brady,

or Chris Long?

Duh, Chris Long!

Chris, Chris, Chris,

Chris, Chris!

Oh, my God!

No, no, Dick,

it looks like it's his knee,

this could be serious.

This is a crack

in the team's armor

they do not need

right now.

Oh, this hurts

just to look at.


Ah, what are you doing?

Thought you weren't supposed to

be back for another hour.

What's with the suitcase?

Don't be so emotional,


I'm, I'm not being emotional.

I don't have time for this,

Daddy's waiting.

But everything's

in the note.

Whoa, whoa,

Kim, slow down.

What's going on,

where are you going?

You have three and a half

years of college left.

This is your dorm room.

You're an art major.

I thought you,

you loved my paintings.


Kim, you can't listen to what

coaches and doctors

and physical therapists

and everyone else

at the school says.

I'm getting drafted.

You're delusional.

Wake up.


Kim, wait!

Loud and clear,

all right,

talk to you later.

All right, Mr. Long.

So, yeah, over here.

That was my boss

on the phone.

Sorry that took so long,

it's not just your thing,

I've got a sexual harassment

suit thing against me.

Whatever, you know,

bitches be crazy, you know?

Bitches also don't like

being called bitches

in the boardroom, so,

you live and you learn.

Anyway, good news for you.

He actually thinks

you look like

a professional

basketball player.

Awesome, so does that mean

I get the loan?


No, God no, not even,

were you serious about that?

No, you uh, you have no assets

to speak of

besides the size of your balls

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Brian Drolet

Brian Thomas Drolet (born July 2, 1980) is an American actor, producer and writer. He is best known for acting, producing and writing Dumbbells. more…

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