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(1996)

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The New York Knicks home games were filmed at the Charlotte Coliseum, home of the Charlotte Hornets. For the final game, Hornets fans were told to cheer against the Hornets.
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Dennis Rodman who appears in this movie with the San Antonio Spurs was already on the Chicago Bulls at the time of the movies release.
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3 actual New York Knicks during the time of filming had a cameo during the playground pickup scene.... John Starks, Anthony Mason, and Herb Williams all appeared during the pickup scene in the playground.
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Mark Jackson who portrays one of the Knicks players "Taylor" was actually drafted and played for the Knicks in the late 80's early 90s.
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Larry Johnson, the Knicks biggest rival in the movie actually went on to play for the Knicks one year after the movie was released.
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The Cleveland Cavs uniforms were the only visiting teams uniforms who did not accurately match those of their true to life uniforms.
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Only exteriors of Madison Square Garden were used.
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Kurt Rambis the current New York Knicks coach (2015-16) portrays the Lakers head coach in the film. He did go on the coach the Lakers on an interim basis in 1999 but was only an assistant coach at the time of filming.
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While the Knicks have been one of the worst teams in the NBA, at the time of the release they were considered to be one of the best. Although the movie portrayed them to be the worst the real life Knicks had just appeared in the NBA Finals 2 years prior to the films release in 1994
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Both Richard Jenkins, who plays assistant coach Carl Zimmer, and Frank Langella, who plays Wild Bill Burgess, were both nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2008.
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Spoilers 

The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

During the final play Larry Johnson of the Hornets clearly double dribbles the ball as he drives towards the basket, but instead the referee calls a charge and the game ends and the Knicks win.
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