Documentary Examining A Maryland County That Has Produced Elite Basketball Stars Premieres Friday, May 15


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NEW YORK – May 5, 2020 – SHOWTIME Sports has released a first look at its upcoming documentary BASKETBALL COUNTY: In The Water, premiering Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME®. The film, from executive producers Kevin Durant and Rich Kleiman, offers an examination into Durant’s hometown of Prince George’s County, Maryland, and how it has recently produced more elite basketball players than anywhere else in the world.

The clip exemplifies the strong, long-lasting competitive edge that comes with growing up in Prince George’s County. It features commentary from Durant, a 10-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA Champion, plus other accomplished NBA stars including Jeff Green, Walt Williams, Steve Francis and Adrian Dantley who recount how they were introduced and rooted to the game at a young age. To watch or share the first look, go to:

BASKETBALL COUNTY: In The Water is produced by Thirty Five Ventures and directed by Maryland natives and first-time directors John Beckham and Jimmy Jenkins. The executive producers are Durant and Kleiman along with Durant’s fellow NBA stars Victor Oladipo and Quinn Cook.

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