“He Got Game” quotes(1998)
Plot – Jesus Shuttlesworth is a high school basketball phenomenon and he could soon become a professional basketball star or obtain university full-scholarships. Jesus is excited, all the agents want him, every state in America is ready to make any sacrifice in order to have him. They are even willing to free Jake, Jesus's father, who is in prison for accidentally killing his wife. And that's what the Governor, owner of Big State, schemes: if in a week Jake convinces his son to play for the team of the state that detains him, his life sentence will be commuted. The problem is that Jesus hates his father and pride holds Jake back.
All actors – Denzel Washington, Ray Allen, Milla Jovovich, Rosario Dawson, Hill Harper, Zelda Harris, Ned Beatty, Jim Brown, Joseph Lyle Taylor, Bill Nunn, Michele Shay, Thomas Jefferson Byrdshow all
“He Got Game” Quotes 12 quotes
Basketball is like poetry in motion, cross the guy to the left, take him back to the right, he's fallin' back, then just J right in his face. Then you look at him and say "What?".
“When making a business decision, the only color that matters is green.”
“You get that hatred out your heart, or you'll end up just another nigga, like your father.”
“- Jake Shuttlesworth: What are you studying?
- Mary Shuttlesworth: Cells.
- Jake Shuttlesworth: Yeah, me too.”
“We're the rail splitters and no body's fucking with us.”
“- Big Time Willie: Do you know how to spell pussy?
- Coleman 'Booger' Sykes: I know! P-U...
- Big Time Willie: ...H-I-V.”
“I pray you understand why I pushed you so hard! It was only to get you to that next level.”