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Best Basketball Movie: Hackman Bracket Second Round

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Blazer’s Edge is filling the bracket void with a competition featuring 16 basketball-themed feature films.

Ron Shelton;Woody Harrelson Photo by D. Stevens/The LIFE Images Collection via Getty Images/Getty Images

The NBA’s hiatus has forced several die-hard hoops fans to turn to alternative mediums to get their basketball fix. One potential avenue is feature films. The basketball genre is loaded with gems and duds, which is why we are putting our readers to the test with a bracket challenge in an effort to find the best hoops-themed movie.

This post is the second round of the Hackman Bracket. The other half of the competition can be found in the Murray Bracket. The winners of today’s matchups will advance to the final four.

Hoosiers (1) vs Coacher Carter (4)

Hoosiers | Release: 1986 | Previous Opponent: Like Mike

Coach Carter | Release: 2005 | Previous Opponent: Glory Road

Poll

Hoosiers (1) vs Coach Carter (4)

This poll is closed

  • 75%
    Hoosiers
    (213 votes)
  • 24%
    Coacher Carter
    (69 votes)
282 votes total Vote Now

White Men Can’t Jump (2) vs Above the Rim (6)

White Men Can’t Jump | Release: 1992 | Previous Opponent: Celtic Pride

Above the Rim | Release: 1994 | Previous Opponent: Teen Wolf

Poll

White Men Can’t Jump (2) vs Above the Rim (6)

This poll is closed

  • 91%
    White Men Can’t Jump
    (261 votes)
  • 8%
    Above the Rim
    (24 votes)
285 votes total Vote Now

Voting closes Sunday morning. The first round of the Murray Bracket is complete, click here for the results.