Duration: 1h 53m
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Follow three Nigerian-Greek brothers, who are raised out of anonymity and thrust into the fame of professional basketball. Parents Vera and Charles Antetokounmpo move to Greece from Nigeria for a chance at a better life for their family. The couple work hard to provide for their five children, while the reality of deportation from a difficult citizenship system threatens the dreams for their children. In order to earn enough money to pay the bills, the family works together to sell souvenirs to tourists in Athens. When opportunity arises, the Antetokounmpo brothers take their frustrations to the public basketball courts. Individually, they quickly realize that although they have no experience in the sport, they are naturally gifted ball players. With the help of a talent agent, the trio decide to pursue careers in the NBA.