A former professional basketball player returns to his hometown to coach his struggling high school basketball team, hoping to make a difference in the lives of the young players and turn things around for himself.
Cast & Crew
Warrior Strong is a sports drama film directed by Shane Belcourt and written by Belcourt and Michael Konyves. The film stars Jordan Johnson-Hinds as Bilal Irving, a former professional basketball player who returns to his hometown to coach his struggling high school basketball team.
Bilal Irving was a rising star in the NBA, but his career was derailed by a suspension for substance abuse. Now, he’s back in his hometown, trying to pick up the pieces of his life.
When he’s offered the chance to coach his old high school basketball team, Bilal is reluctant at first. But he eventually agrees, hoping to make a difference in the lives of the young players.
The team is struggling, and the players are demoralized. But Bilal is determined to turn things around. He pushes the players hard, but he also cares about them and wants them to succeed.
With Bilal’s help, the team starts to win games. But they also face challenges on and off the court. Bilal has to deal with his own past, and the players have to learn to work together and trust each other.
In the end, the team comes together and makes a run at the championship. But more importantly, they learn about life, teamwork, and the power of second chances.