Morgan Wootten: The Godfather of BasketballHD Closed Captioning
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About the Movie
Is Morgan Wootten the greatest basketball coach ever? In this wide-ranging documentary, top coaches, players, and sports journalists - Coach K, Roy Williams, Mike Brey, James Brown, John Feinstein, and others - tell the story of DeMatha High School and its legendary coach who shaped the game of basketball and changed lives along the way.
great doc for sports fans
Really interesting to hear about a relatively unknown coach who was so incredibly influential, and produced so many legendary players. Fascinating exploration into the value and potential of coach-player relationships, regardlesss of the sport.
Well told story of a basketball hero
Morgan Wootten is a legend among the basketball aficionados, but the general population is not aware of his tremendous impact on the game of basketball. This in-depth documentary gives the viewer a unique perspective on his impact, and does it through the eyes of those whose lives he changed. The list of players and coaches who have benefited from his expertise reads like a who's who of college and professional basketball.
The story is engrossing and full of fascinating interviews and details about the game and its evolution. A must see for those with an interest in teaching and basketball!
I had heard of DeMatha, but never realized the impact of thir coach. What a fun way to learn more about the impact of Morgan Wootten in high school basketball and well beyond. It was great to see all the players and coaches that were a part of the storytelling.