Michael Jordan shoes movie
Like Mike is a 2002 US comedy movie directed by John Schultz and published by Michael Elliot and Jordan Moffet. It stars Lil' Bow-wow, Morris Chestnut, Jonathan Lipnicki, Brenda Tune, Robert Forster, Crispin Glover and Eugene Levy. It absolutely was made by NBA Productions and features many cameo appearances by NBA stars. The movie premiered on July 3, 2002, by twentieth Century Fox.
Calvin Cambridge is a teenage orphan whoever two close friends, Murph and Reg Stevens, will also be orphans. Through the night they need to offer chocolate for a greedy orphanage manager, Stan Bittleman, (Crispin Glover) after each and every residence online game for the la Knights.
Calvin meets the team's advisor, who is impressed by Calvin's knowledge of basketball and sincerity about the chocolates he offers, and provides Calvin tickets for the following game. 24 hours later, Calvin obtains a set of old sneakers from a Salvation Army Thrift Store that had apparently already been used by an excellent basketball player when he had been a boy. The shoes possess initials MJ written on them, so Calvin thinks they familiar with fit in with Michael Jordan.
Calvin's sneakers tend to be taken by a bully called Ox just who tosses all of them onto an overhead energy line. Calvin attempts to access all of them that night in a rainstorm so he is able to get them while Ox is not around and gets surprised by a lightning bolt, retrieving the sneakers.
Calvin along with his pals after that attend the basketball game amongst the Knights as well as the Minnesota Timberwolves which they had tickets for. The Knights tend to be among the worst teams into the league. After the second one-fourth concludes, the team's most readily useful player, Tracy Reynolds, makes for a halftime competition. Calvin's solution number is known as and then he goes one-on-one with Tracy. The contest begins and Calvin begins noticing that he has actually talent; he ends up the competition with a dunk after jumping the baseball off the backboard, and making the crowd speechless. After a long silence, Murph, Reg therefore the audience give Calvin a standing ovation, to which Calvin informs Tracy, "i assume this would be a bad time for me to inquire of you for the autograph, huh?" Calvin is signed to a one-day agreement because of the Knights. Calvin prepares for their first online game utilizing the Knights, but he understands that he's maybe not truth be told there to try out. If the Knights play against the San Antonio Spurs they begin dropping terribly and Coach Wagner decides to let Calvin play when you look at the 4th quarter. Calvin leads a comeback up against the Spurs (in which he dunked on Spurs center and future hall of famer David Robinson) which leads to an urgent win, and as a result causes him getting a season contract because of the Knights. Reynolds becomes his mentor through the NBA's mentoring system, since he is a small. Calvin brings teamwork to your struggling Knights and means they are among the best groups into the league. Tracy slowly started initially to admire Calvin, especially after Calvin gets himself into difficulty when creating certain that Tracy did not miss curfew.
At the same time, Bittleman signs a contract because of the staff that states that all of Calvin's cash will go to him until Calvin is eighteen, or used. Whenever second item is approximately to become true, Bittleman chooses to steal Calvin's footwear and wager US$100, 000 against the Knights.