- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 32 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: April 24, 2007
- Originally Released: 1992
- Label: Mpi Home Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
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At age 23, Hank Gathers has escaped the ghetto to become one of America's top college basketball stars. With love and encouragement from his mother and his best friend he pushes himself higher and higher - then tragedy strikes.
This fact-based film tells the tragic story of Hank Gathers, a talented college basketball player with severe heart problems. Gathers made the difficult decision not to take his medicine because it made him sluggish and unable to play well. As a result, he suffered a heart attack and died, still very young, during a game.