The highly anticipated three-part documentary from Showtime, LeBron and co. drops November 3rd.
A few weeks ago, Showtime announced that they had partnered with LeBron James and Maverick Carter to produce a three-part docuseries focused on the NBA and social activism called “Shut Up And Dribble.” Today, they gave us the official trailer.
This three-part documentary series chronicles the modern history of the NBA. By taking control of their own destinies, basketball players have helped to bring about social change and make their own political statements. Narrated by acclaimed sports journalist Jemele Hill, SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE will premiere Saturday, November 3 at 9PM ET/6PM PT on SHOWTIME.
Directed by Gotham Chopra, the film documents the modern history of the NBA and how players have taken control of their lives and careers to affect social change.
“Considering the NBA’s multi-generational influence on culture – from music, to fashion, consumer behavior and politics, my take is that basketball is truly America’s Game,” said Chopra in the release issued today, “maybe you’ll agree. And oh – please vote on November 6th. It matters.”
Per the release:
“Narrated by acclaimed sports journalist and commentator Jemele Hill, the highly-anticipated three-part documentary series SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE is a powerful inside look at the changing role of NBA athletes through the lens of our shifting cultural and political environment. Hill is among one of the many luminaries featured in the documentary that includes former NBA players, executives, sports journalists and pop-culture icons. SHUT UP AND DRIBBLE is directed by Gotham Chopra and executive produced by LeBron James, Maverick Carter and Chopra.”
“Shut Up And Dribble” premiers Saturday, November 3rd at 9pm on Showtime.