Last Chance U: Basketball is a doc series about s college basketball team directed by Greg Whiteley, Adam Leibowitz and Daniel McDonald.
Sports fans! Here is the second season of the Emmy Award winning series. This time around it is the great sport, basketball, that sets the stage.
Last year we got to enjoy ‘Last Chance U‘, and were given an up and close look at the East Mississippi Community College football team. The Emmy award winning show has now, after an interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, completed its second season.
In eight episodes we get an inside look at the East L.A. College basketball team, the Huskies. We follow the players and the coach, and are shown their trajectory, that is by no means an easy ride. It is an intimate take where the protagonists show their vulnerable selves, their insecurities, their victories, their stories of hardship, and all in all depicts with a lot humanity the dedication to play basketball, which will offer these young men a chance to improve their lives.
List of Episodes
When I’m Playing Basketball
Mosley and Rob look for starters while the team prepares for a tough three-game stretch. Damani has a health scare.
The Heart Of The Program
DC’s ego gets him booted from practice, Bryan struggles to overcome his Division 1 failure and Shemar’s situation looks grim despite his talent.
Father, Consume Me
Mosley tries to find the pulse of the team while a frustrated Shemar is a no-show, Bryan storms out of the workout and ELAC plays a nail-biter.
As the Huskies drop in the polls, Mosley shakes up the rotation. COVID-19 cancellations have the team searching for opponents — so they hit the road.
Mr Mosley Was a Good Man
After some setbacks, the team gets an attitude adjustment from Mosley and begins to gel. DC speaks up about living in his father’s shadow.
You Go, I Go
The Huskies put on a clinic in front of some VIPs, but the games get more intense as the playoffs draw near. The pressure takes a toll on Josh.
Jump Stops Will Change Your life
A zip-lining exercise bonds the team before the regional playoffs where they’re in a down-to-the-wire game. Dez opens up about being a good father.
Everything Goes Away
The Huskies get the attention of Division 1 and 2 colleges with hopes of launching their careers — but first, they need to put away West LA.
Once faltering, the East Los Angeles College Huskies basketball program has become a title contender under a tough but inspiring coach, John Mosley.
Onetime major prospect Joe Hampton struggles emotionally as he tries to rebuild his life. ELAC puts its streak on the line against a Long Beach squad.
Forced to grow up fast after losing his mother, Deshaun Highler tries to stand out in a sea of guards who have sharp skills but lack size.
In My Father’s House
Mosley’s strong faith and background in ministry guides him as he mentors his players. The team reacts to Kobe Bryant’s shocking death.
Tensions rise within the Huskies despite their success on the floor, so Mosley takes the team on a retreat in the woods to build stronger bonds.
Get Thee Behind Me
Past postseason disappointments, including a first-round loss last season, leave the Huskies motivated — but also on edge — as the playoffs loom.
With graduation approaching, the sophomores get their academics in order to prepare for life after ELAC. The Huskies face a resilient playoff opponent.
Bound for Promised Land
A record-setting season for ELAC comes to an end in a way that nobody saw coming. The players reveal the next steps in their basketball journeys.
December 13, 2022
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Last Chance U: Basketball (2021-)
Name: Last Chance U: Basketball
Description: The Huskies are the protagonists in this series. We get an inside look at the trajectory of the team's persistence and resilience with an unwavering ambition of winning the State Championship, while getting up and close accounts of the challenges the team members have to deal with in their lives.