"The story is widely inspired by the life of Earl Manigault, one of the greatest basketball player of his generation who lose everything in drugs. The end of his life was dedicated to avoid children of Harlem having the same story.
So he started the "Walk Away From Drugs" tournament for kids. He died in 1998 from a heart failure. Please have a look at the making of on our website for further informations." via changethethought