Desperate in the Big Apple (2013)
R- 157 min - Drama | Romance | Thriller - 9 March 2013 (USA)
A meeting of two teams, one whose season is spiraling out of control and the other who can't handle the pressure to perform under media scrutiny. One coach who is at the bubbling point and another with incredible facial hair. Two teams. One Winner. Madison Square Garden.
Director: David Stern & Adam Silver
Writer: Tyrone Corbin & Mike Woodson
Stars: Carmelo Anthony, Al Jefferson, Amare Stoudemire, Tyson Chandler | See full cast and crew
Tyrone Corbin is the Head Coach of the Jazz, caught between trying to do what he believes is best for the Jazz franchise, and the overwhelming pressure to appease fans. No matter what decision he makes, it seems like he is letting someone down. The Knicks are a team who've only gone 19-17 the last 36 games after starting 18-5. The Knicks are trying to stave off the Nets, Celtics, Bulls, and Hawks to be the clear 3rd best team in the East, believing that they pose the greatest threat to the defending champs in the East. Stuck between mediocrity and being a legitimate threat to beat El Heat, the Knicks will try to depress the Utah Jazz, who are just begging the basketball gods for a win at this point.
Plot Keywords: Utah Knicks Buckle Up Walt Frazier rhyme schemes BANG! Jazz Nation
Taglines: You Can Lose A Game, In A New York Minute.
Genre: Drama Romance Thriller Mockumentary
Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)
Rated R for language, sweatiness, disappointment, neglect towards youth and Unintentional Dirty Quotes