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The 25 Greatest Sports Documentaries of All Time

23. Through the Fire

Year: 2005
Director(s): Jonathan Hock
Synopsis: Adidas follows Sebastian Telfair's senior year at Brooklyn's Lincoln High School as he prepares to go straight to the league.
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Winner of a bunch of awards from various film festivals when it dropped, Through the Fire is the story of Sebastian "Bassy" Telfair's journey from Coney Island to the 2004 NBA Draft. The film documents his ups and downs, high expectations, early morning workouts, and his family situation. The filmmakers did a great job making you root for Bassy.

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