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Lupe Fiasco & Amar’e Stoudemire Producing Sports Documentary ‘Little Ballers’

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Rapper, artist, philanthropist — now filmmaker — are all titles Lupe Fiasco can place on his ever-decorated resume. Today, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Lupe, alongside professional hooper Amar’e Stoudemire, are releasing a new documentary titled Little Ballers, centering on a group of 11-year-old basketball players in New York City’s Amateur Athletic Union, an inner-city springboard for potential NBA talent.

The doc will air on Nicktoons on Nov. 26 at 9 pm.

The 81-minute doc, which also explores basketball among today’s black youth, is directed by Crystal McCrary and executive produced by Lupe Fiasco and New York Knicks player Amar’e Stoudemire. It features interviews with NBA and WNBA stars including Carmelo Anthony, Steve Nash, Russell Westbrook, Joakim Noah, Walt Frazier, Tyson Chandler, J.R. Smith and Chamique Holdsclaw, as well as HBO Sports svp Kery Davis, Black Enterprise president and CEO Butch Graves, Relativity Sports vp Travis King, and journalists Pablo S. Torre, William C. Rhoden and Roland Martin, among others.

Hit the jump to watch a short preview of the film.

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