11 Jan 2018 Long before Samuel L. Jackson played him on the big screen, the real "Coach Carter" was teaching his students the value of hard work and discipline at Richmond High School. On Thursday night, Ken Carter was reunited with his former students and players. Their story is well known now: Carter was a
14 Apr 2016 Coach Carter – Richmond Oilers Basketball Team. The movie Coach Carter is a 2005 film based on the 1998-1999 basketball season of the Richmond High School Oilers in Richmond, California, and the actions of the team’s coach, Ken Carter, to enrich the lives of his players.
19 Nov 2015 To learn more about what his experience has been like, we talked with the real Coach Carter about watching his life turn into a movie, the genius of Mr. I told him that what they had reported in the papers was pretty good, but the lives of the kids outside of the basketball team were extraordinary, too.
Coach Carter is a 2005 American biographical sports drama film directed by Thomas Carter. It is based on the true story of Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter who made headlines in 1999 for suspending his undefeated high school basketball team due to poor academic results. The story was conceived
The story of the 1999 season is the basis for the 2005 film Coach Carter, with Carter played by Samuel L. Jackson. Carter continues to coach sports teams, except basketball. Currently, he is the coach of the Slamball team Rumble. He led Rumble to their first-ever Slamball Cup victory in 2001/2002. Carter has said that the
17 Jan 2005 Movies, as wonderful as they can be, are anything but real, even if they are based on a true story. They're just too neat and simple. Too Hollywood. Maybe that's why I don't blame former Richmond High School coach Ken Carter, the inspiration for the entertaining yet predictable "Coach Carter," which
17 Nov 2016 The former Carter High School basketball star is now enrolled at Northeast Mississippi Community College.
18 Jan 2005 The Reel Story: On the surface, "Coach Carter" — currently the #1 film in the country — looks to be a typical sports film, a tale of a coach inspiring his team team to great heights, only to forfeit big games when he realizes his undefeated team isn't bringing it as hard in the classroom as they are on the court.
11 Jul 2001 Looking back at that crazy 1999 season, Richmond High School Coach Ken Carter was at his wit's end with his underachieving basketball team: The problem Included in the win column is 1999 graduate Wayne Oliver, who, after sliding to a straight-F average before playing for Carter, will now attend