This 10 part documentary series follows an urban high-school basketball team on its quest to become state champions. Shot on location in an inner city Seattle high school, “Starters” chronicles the laughter, tears, victories and defeats of the Rainier Beach Vikings, inside the locker room and on and off the court. The series reveals coaching techniques, team dynamics, and personal challenges as the team fights the pressures of drugs, alcohol and gangs. Hear the ambitions of these aspiring athletes in their own words.
“Starters” follows an extraordinary basketball team for a season as the team comes together for the state basketball championship.