Showtime released the official trailer for the upcoming sports documentary film Basketball County: In The Water, executive produced by NBA star Kevin Durant premiering Friday, May 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime. Basketball County: In The Water examines how Durant’s hometown of Prince George’s County, Md., has recently produced more elite basketball players than anywhere else in the world.
A fascinating examination of a remarkable community, Basketball County: In The Water unveils the history behind the basketball hotbed that is Prince George’s County and its social, economic and cultural evolution through the lens of some of the game’s biggest stars including Durant, Victor Oladipo, Quinn Cook, Marissa Coleman and many more. Since 2000, the county just outside the nation’s capital has spawned some 25 NBA players, more than a dozen WNBA players and countless skilled players who have competed at elite universities, highlighting the decades-long prevalence of basketball within a region of roughly 800,000 residents.
Basketball County: In The Water is directed by Maryland natives and first-time directors John Beckham and Jimmy Jenkins. The executive producers are Durant, sports business executive Rich Kleiman, along with Durant’s fellow NBA stars Oladipo and Cook.