Prime Video Announces a NBA G League Documentary As It Continues to Expand Into Sports




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Today Prime Video announced a new documentary film from Religion of Sports and The Ringer. This new documentary will focus on the NBA G League.

This NBA G League documentary will offer an immersive, character-driven documentary that features behind-the-scenes access to some of basketball’s future stars competing in the NBA G League. As the NBA’s developmental league the G League is full of stars of tomorrow and this documentary will cover the course of the 2022-23 season. The G League is the home to many of the most talented basketball players in the world, competing and striving for a chance to achieve their dream of making it to the NBA.

“On the morning of the NBA Draft Lottery, we’re excited to announce a project centered on the players that will help shape the future of the NBA,” said Matt Newman, head of Prime Video Original sports content. “For more than 20 years, the NBA G League has produced some of basketball’s most electrifying players, coaches, and front-office staff, and, alongside our partners at Religion of Sports and The Ringer, we’re thrilled to share the personal journeys of the next wave of NBA superstars as they look to break into the league for the first time.”

“It’s been incredible to watch the G League grow from an afterthought to a real talent source for the NBA,” said Bill Simmons, head of The Ringer. “We thought this was the right time to team up with Religion of Sports, leverage the staggering global reach of Prime Video and the NBA, and use our storytelling chops to follow a few fascinating players who capture what the G is all about.”

Presented by Prime Video, the NBA G League documentary is a Religion of Sports/Ringer Films production, with Ameeth Sankaran and Gotham Chopra of Religion of Sports and Bill Simmons of The Ringer serving as executive producers.

No release date has been announced at this time.

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