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Another Great Movie that NEVER got the Hype. Final Shot-The Hank Gathers Story

Updated on November 18, 2014

A legend died far too young!


This was a great and compelling movie about Hank's life!

FINAL SHOT- The Hank Gathers Story.

In 1988 a little known college basketball team named the Lions of Loyola Mary-mount , brought in 2 transfers from from the U. of Southern California. Bo Kimble and his best friend, the Hardwood Great, Hank Gathers, changed college basketball, even if just for a while. Hank was expected to be the number 1 pick in the N.B.A. Draft, over Derek Coleman, and Kenny Anderson later that year.

Final Shot tells the story of Hank's rise and fall. Nell Carter, George Kennedy,Victor Love, and Duane Davis were all outstanding in this. This movie has been sadly over looked. I found it to be an excellent character study and a must see. Hank was a rising star and the end of his story was a far too tragic one. Don't miss this moving story of a great player and an ever greater person.

Hank's final game and day on our planet. May this great one rest in peace!


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      Laura Arne 7 years ago from Minnetonka, MN

      Great hub. I love the info. Great job on hub pages.

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      equealla 7 years ago from Pretoria, South Africa

      Was reading the article on my iPhone. Adsense not displayed there. I'm ordering it now. Thanx. I like collecting good inspirational vids. As soon as I've received it, I'll let you know my opinion.

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      MikeSyrSutton 7 years ago from An uncharted galaxy

      You can order it off of this blog.

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      equealla 7 years ago from Pretoria, South Africa

      I'd be on the lookout. If I see it, I will watc it. Thanx for the info.

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      Chip 7 years ago from Cold Mountain

      Sounds like one I need to see!