Basketball or Nothing is a 2019 American documentarian non-scripted reality television series on Netflix filmed in Chinle, Arizona. The premise revolves around the lives of the Chinle High School boys’ basketball team based on the Navajo Nation reservation, the largest reservation in America. The series featured Raul Mendoza as coach of the team.
It acts as a medicine for an area that's plagued by high alcohol, drug and suicide rates. Basketball provides an outlet for teenagers who are battling hardships at home and it offers an opportunity for players to leave the "Rez" and help their families. In Chinle, Arizona, it's Basketball or Nothing.
BASKETBALL OR NOTHING is a docuseries that follows the basketball team at Chinle High School on the Navajo Nation reservation through a season's effort to chase an Arizona state title. Under the guidance of veteran coach Raul Mendoza, who brings a new philosophy to his first season with the Chinle Wildcats, the team works hard to adapt to his expectations and the hopes of the broader Chinle community.
Netflix sports docuseries Basketball or Nothing is more than a Navajo version of Last Chance U, though both track young people using sports as a means to escape various personal challenges.
Basketball or Nothing. Follow the Chinle High basketball team in Arizona's Navajo Nation on a quest to win a state championship and bring pride to their isolated community. Watch all you want.
EP1: Rezball. In the heart of the Navajo Nation Reservation, the Wildcats from Chinle High School begin their quest to win the school’s first ever basketball state championship. But a contrast in styles presents problems between the team and its legendary head coach. EP2: Getting Defensive. Chinle makes history - of the wrong kind.
Basketball or Nothing. Netflix’s Basketball or Nothing showcases the young basketball players of Chinle High School, located on the Navajo Nation. These teens with hoops dreams play “rezball,” an aggressive “pass, cut, and shoot” type of basketball. Cooper Burbank is one of the Chinle Wildcats who has won a legion of fans with his talented gameplay since the show’s premiere.
Follow the Chinle High basketball team in Arizona's Navajo Nation on a quest to win a state championship and bring pride to their isolated community. Stream ...