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Home Court Advantage

Home Court Advantage

Year: 2015

Genre: Sports

Producer: Christopher Baptista

Program Description:

It’s what makes the GTA a basketball hotbed. What produced two consecutive number one NBA draft picks. It’s the grassroots. It’s our Home Court advantage! This documentary series takes you behind the scenes to watch the athletes, coaches, and communities that pour their hearts and souls into the game. See tomorrow’s stars start their days with 5:00 am winter runs, battle the opposition on game day, and show us why Toronto is becoming a force in the basketball world.

Episodes

Episode 1
Shay Colley is the best highschool player in the city. Her team dominated at OFSSA and she's a leader on the national team. We take a look at a day in her life, the 'stuff nobody sees'.

Episode 2
The Ryerson Rams were in the spotlight at the recent CIS Final 8 tournament (Canada's March Madness). Playing with speed and heart under coach Roy Rana, the Rams had an unforgettable run.

Episode 3
Andrew Nicholson is an elite basketball player with the Orlando Magic; Amir Morgan is a high school teacher. Together, the Mississauga duo have nurtured a generation of players.

Episode 4
CIA Bounce is a preeminent youth basketball club. Alumni include NBA players Andrew Wiggins, Tristan Thompson, Anthony Bennet, Tyler Ennis & Sim Bhullar. Get a look at what it takes to make it to and through the program.

Episode 5
Home Court Advantage profiles the legendary high school program at St. Michael's College school as they make a championship run through the 2015 OFSSA tournament.

Episode 6
Step inside the Athlete Institute, an elite training centre for young basketball players, including Jamal Murray. The school mentors young students to achieve their goals through excelling in academics and on the court.

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