Trailer for the documentary No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson, which screened at SXSW 2010.

On Valentine’s Day 1993, 17-year-old Bethel High School basketball star Allen Iverson was bowling in Hampton, Va., with five high school friends. It was supposed to be an ordinary evening, but it became a night that defined Iverson’s young life. A quarrel soon erupted into a brawl pitting Iverson’s young black friends against a group of white patrons. The fallout from the fight and the handling of the subsequent trial landed the teenager—considered by some the nation’s best high school athlete—in jail and sharply divided the city along racial lines. Oscar nominee Steve James returns to his hometown of Hampton, where he once played basketball, to take a personal look at this still-disputed incident and examine its impact on Iverson and the shared community.

Duration
2 min 1 sec

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17,045

Posted On
March 04, 2010
Director
Steve James

Writer
Steve James

Studio
Independent

Release
March 14, 2010
Cast
Unknown or Not Available
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