Carter told Cruz he had to complete many basketball exercises in a certain time period that would virtually be impossible to complete. I played ball here at Richmond High 30 years ago. Timo Cruz: I wanna come back on the team. This coach thinks that Coach Carter will be a great leader for the team. I thought it was going to be like every other movie that has been released in the last few years, including , , Remember the Titans, and more.
The players who remained in the gym failed to cooperate with one another, were undisciplined, and had bad fitness levels. Francis High School in Sacramento, California, which is fairly near Richmond High School. They show it in every shot in the movie. The book Coach Carter and the movie Coach Carter were very similar, since the book was based on the movie. He gathers his team together and Carter listens and explains his reasons. Worm has a white girlfriend named Susan Lacey Beeman , but he is still also a player.
Renny is a local drug dealer and small time gangster in Richmond. His science teacher told Coach Carter that Junior Battle was like a lunar eclipse since he barely showed up but, when he did, it was memorable and exciting. Near the end of the film, Kyra told Kenyon to go play basketball in college, since she would be fine. Junior apologized to Coach Carter for his behavior and Carter gave him another chance. It also brought Cruz back into the gym to ask for forgiveness. Francis High School in Los Angeles, California, even though there is a St. There is also a shot of the Golden Gate Bridge.
At the end of the movie, we learned that Cruz went to Humboldt State University. It is the only playoff game that they are in for that season. Several of the players from his 1999 team went on to earn four-year scholarships, including his son Damien who was awarded a full scholarship to West Point Military Academy. Renny in this case is gaining money and authority by dealing drugs, whereas, Timo is gaining the acceptance of this cousin which he desires by carrying out illegal activities. Please indicate in your email that you are writing about Copyright © 2002-2010 Hosting provided by Webreferral Service Inc. He decides to lock the gym, cancel the games, and refuses to allow the team to play or even practice until they get their grades back up.
Tatum, a native of Cullman, Alabama, landed the role of Jason Lyle. This coach retired because he was old. Timo Cruz was a very troubled teen. Garrison Denise Dowse , he gives her conditions in which he will take the job, and she blindly accepts them, not knowing what exactly he has in mind, because she just wants the team to win again. I mean, we was just there. When Carter got back, the players progress reports were on his desk and they were horrible. Of which his goals were to help train the basketball team players into champions, make them respect their community, their opponents, their teammates, their coaches himself included , and themselves.
Carter gained controversy when he locked his players out of the gym after not all of them fulfilled the contract mainly did not get a 2. Coach Ken Carter: Don't worry about that, son. Take a look at how Hollywood and the hoops world joined together to spread the word about this amazing basketball journey. Although as the season progressed there were successes, the team trained harder, worked more like a team, and won their first game. Timo Cruz is not a senior, although all 5 of these players end up going to college. Kenyon Stone is the Richmond High basketball team's power forward. All was going well into accomplishing Coach Carter's goal of becoming champions and being respectful, as they won 16 games straight, and won an invitational tournament, while attending all practices.
At the end of the film, Richmond High School lost a very important game to St. They don't even say his real name in the closing credits. Carter was seen supporting her husband. See, if a white man used it, you'd be ready to fight. I came to teach boys and you became men. Francis is where Damien went to during the first part of the movie.
After Coach Carter agreed to give Junior another chance, Mrs. At the end of the film, we found out that Lyle attended San Diego State University and received a degree in Business Administration. Final score: Richmond 82, Visitor 68. At one point in the movie Carter played perfectly by Samuel L. He was asked to coach the boys' varsity team since they did not do well and he accepted the offer.
This brought a positive climate within the team, and worked towards collaboration and acceptance of Coach Carter. And the movie also had some scenes that weren't in the book. It's not just in some of us; it is in everyone. Right after the players found out Coach Carter locked them out of the gym, Cruz quit the team again. Carter was selected to carry the Olympic Flame as it made its way to the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games in 2002. When he went the party to pick up his team, he found his drunk son making out with an unknown girl.